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Kenny Barron: Getting to Play With Dizzy

Video interview with pianist about how he was hired by legendary trumpeter

Kenny Barron
Kenny Barron

Accomplished jazz pianist Kenny Barron explains how after bumping into revered saxophonist, James Moody, on the street, he was hired on the spot (without playing) by jazz pioneer, Dizzy Gillespie, based solely on the reputation he forged while playing in Moody’s band.

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