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Cool Struttin'
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Speak Low (1998 Digital Remaster)
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Lover
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Somethin' Special
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Deep In A Dream

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Sonny Clark

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Like Fats Navarro and Charlie Parker before him, Sonny Clark's life was short but it burned with musical intensity. Influenced deeply by Bud Powell, Clark nonetheless developed an intricate and hard-swinging harmonic sensibility that was full of nuance and detail. Regarded as the quintessential hard bop pianist, Clark never got his due before he passed away in 1963 at the age of 31, despite the fact that it can be argued that he never played a bad recording date either as a side... Read more

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