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March 18, 2011

 

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A Few Miles From Memphis: Harold Mabern, The Early Years

Harold Mabern's musically impeccable credentials as a first-rate soloist, accompanist, and writer go all the way back to the golden age of hardbop.

June 6, 2009

 

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The Memphis Mafia: Mabern, Strozier, Coleman And Little

Memphis is renowned for its remarkable contributions to 20th-century popular music. But the city also has an outstanding jazz legacy--"The Memphis Mafia."

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