Jazz History Quiz #130

July 23rd, 2019

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One of the last of the great pianists who emerged from Detroit following World War II, in addition to playing with Benny Goodman, Charles Mingus  and the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, he was given knighthood from the President of Liberia in 1970.  Who is he?

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Hank Jones

Roland Hanna

Barry Harris

Tommy Flanagan

Kenny Drew

Wynton Kelly

Randy Weston

Ahmad Jamal

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  1. Roland Hanna ; Sara Vaughn’s description of winter in her piece ‘Seasons’ reminds me of my Mom’s pursuit of extra work to try to ‘have a good Christmas’ and how all i ever wanted was more time WITH her and opportunity for her to worry less about us kids.

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