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A Southerner by birth, pianist Buster Wilson moved to Los Angeles as a child and wound up confining most of his musical activities to the New Orleans jazz scene that took root in the shadow of the Hollywood Hills. Wilson's career was short: he was only 52 years old when he died of complications from pneumonia in 1949. He worked with bandleader Kid Ory much of that decade, other than bowing out due to illness in 1946. Wilson began gigging in La-La Land as a young man with Dink J... Read more

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