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Keystone classic

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Page added Apr 6, 2017 Updated Apr 18, 2017

Pianist and composer Mary Lou Williams is heard on this week's live set, captured 40 years ago at the Keystone Korner in San Francisco.

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Hear jazz legend Mary Lou Williams live in 1977 on this episode, recorded at the Keystone Korner. She's joined by Eddie Marshall on drums and Larry Gales on bass - performing some originals as well as a few standards.

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Keystone classic

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Apr 13, 2017. 9:00pm - 10:00pm

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Mary Lou Williams (born Mary Elfrieda Scruggs; May 8, 1910 - May 28, 1981) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. She wrote hundreds of compositions and arrangements, and recorded more than one hundred records (in 78, 45, and LP versions). Williams wrote and arranged for such bandleaders as Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, and she was friend, mentor, and teacher to Thelonious...

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