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Wallington, George [Figlia, Giacinto ]locked

  • Barry Kernfeld

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(b Palermo, Sicily, Oct 27, 1924; d New York, Feb 15, 1993). American pianist, composer, and leader. His family emigrated to the USA in 1925. His father, an opera singer, taught Wallington solfeggio. He studied classical piano at the Vincent School of Music and left high school early to perform jazz professionally. He was a member of a pioneering bop group led by Dizzy Gillespie and Oscar Pettiford at the Onyx club on 52nd Street (winter ...

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