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Out of the forest

Bill Carrothers
Page added Nov 30, 2012 Updated Dec 7, 2012

Pianist Bill Carrothers lives in rural seclusion in Michigan which must inspire his most recent batch of releases. Hear this on Jazztrack.

Also on the show... Amina Figarova, who hails originally from Azerbaijan and her 12th recording for sextet. Plus music from Django Bates, Norwegian singer Solveig Slettahell exploring popular music plus Adelaide band The Robot Sex Dolls!

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Dec 2, 2012. 5:05pm - 7:00pm
Dec 5, 2012. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dec 5, 2012. 9:00pm - 11:00pm

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Artist Biography


Bill Carrothers (born 1964 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is a jazz pianist and composer based in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. He has cited Clifford Brown, Shirley Horn, and Oscar Peterson as influences on his development as a musician. Carrothers performs without shoes to better feel the piano pedals, and sits in a chair rather than on a traditional piano bench in order to achieve his preferred...

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