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As we all know there are no live gigs taking place in the immediate future. However, any links to jazz streaming that are deemed suitable - i.e. with a professional approach - will be considered for posting.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

RIP Mulgrew Miller.

Following the many unconfirmed reports the New York Times have released the news that Mulgrew Miller died this morning following a stroke a few days ago.
One of the greatest contemporary modern jazz pianists his loss will be mourned throughout the jazz community worldwide.
I was never fortunate enough to hear him live but the album Live at Yoshi's is one of my most treasured piano albums.
Sadly missed.
Mulgrew Miller died May 29, 2013, aged 57.
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Lance.
(Apologies for confusion re previous post now withdrawn.)

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