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Boston Pianist Al Vega Dies at 90

Played with Bird, Dizzy, Miles, Basie, Duke and more

Boston-based pianist Al Vega, who played with Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Count Basie and Duke Ellington during a 70-year career, died at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on Dec. 2. He was 90. No cause of death was given.

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