RIP Junior Mance

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Beloved jazz pianist who could play anything

It’s been a rough time for fans of jazz piano. Over the past year, Ellis Marsalis, McCoy Tyner, Stanley Cowell, and now Junior Mance have died. Although these giants played for decades and have left a rich legacy (Mance’s discography includes over 50 albums and compilations, with performances from the early 1960’s to 2015), their passing is still regrettable because they never received…

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