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You Don't Know What Love Is [Album Version]
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Down Home Blues [Album Version]
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Losalamitoslatinfunklovesong
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When You Wish Upon A Star [Album Version]
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Everything Happens To Me [Album Version]

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Gene Harris

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One of the most accessible of all jazz pianists, Gene Harris' soulful style (influenced by Oscar Peterson and containing the blues-iness of a Junior Mance) was immediately likable and predictably excellent. After playing in an Army band (1951-1954), he formed a trio with bassist Andy Simpkins and drummer Bill Dowdy which was, by 1956, known as the Three Sounds. The group was quite popular, and recorded regularly during 1956-1970 for Blue Note and Verve. Although the personnel ch... Read more

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