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Ezra Weiss

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A gifted acoustic pianist, composer, bandleader, and arranger, Ezra Weiss has been a perfect example of what jazz critics like to describe as a "Young Lion" -- that is, a young improviser who started out playing straight-ahead jazz rather than fusion, avant-garde jazz, crossover jazz, or electric jazz-funk. The hard bop/post-bop pianist emerged in the '90s, but his influences are people who became well-known in '40s, '50s, or '60s. Horace Silver, McCoy Tyner, Cedar Walton, and K... Read more

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