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Dr. Michael White: A Song for George Lewis

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Dr. Michael White celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of the legendary New Orleans jazz clarinetist George Lewis on this CD. Fellow Crescent City clarinetist White rejoices in his mentor’s spirit by choosing material that represents different periods of Lewis’ prolific recording career.

White includes Lewis’ signature piece, the elegant “Burgundy Street Blues,” which drips with Spanish moss and humid nights; White’s title cut is reminiscent of “Burgundy Street Blues,” with its melancholy melody.

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