William Thomas McKinley

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    Three Poems Of Pablo Neruda: I. Black VultureWilliam Thomas McKinley
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        Like Gunther Schuller, his senior colleague at the New England Conservatory and formerly one of his professors at Yale, "Tom" McKinley played, taught and composed classical as well as popular music. His popular specialty was jazz, which he studied alongside the masters as a child. By age 12, he was already a member of the American Federation of Musicians. For two years, he was house pianist at a Pittsburgh restaurant. Then, as he told an interviewer, "I heard Bart+¦k's Concerto ... Read more

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