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Flanagan, Tommy (jazz) (Lee )locked

  • Bill Dobbins
  •  and Barry Kernfeld

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(b Detroit, March 16, 1930; d Manhattan, November 16, 2001). American pianist. He began studying clarinet at the age of six, and took up classical piano studies when he was 11, although he had been playing informally on the family piano from a very early age. Having already worked professionally from the age of 12 or 13 in the Detroit area, he later joined Milt Jackson and Kenny Burrell in Lucky Thompson’s septet (...

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