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  • Harold Mabern (2003)
    Harold Mabern (born March 20, 1936 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a hard bop and soul jazz pianist.

    In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Mabern led four albums for Prestige Records, performed with Lee Morgan, and recorded with Stanley Cowell's Piano Choir. Harold Mabern has recorded as a leader for DIW/Columbia and Sackville and toured with the Contemporary Piano Ensemble (1993-1995).

    A longtime faculty member at William Paterson University, Mabern is a frequent instructor at Stanford Jazz Workshop.
    Pick Artist Album Song Label
    # 1 Phineas Newborn jr A World of Piano For Carl (OJC)
    # 2 Ahmad Jamal Pittsburgh Bellows (Atlantic)
    # 3 Frank Sinatra Greatest Love Songs My Funny Valentine (Warner Bros)
    # 4 Art Tatum God Is in the House Begin the Beguine (High Note)
    # 5 Charlie Parker Charlie Parker with Strings: The Master Takes I Didn't Know What Time It Was (Verve)
    # 6 George Coleman At Yoshi's They Say It's Wonderful (Evidence)
    # 7 John Coltrane Blue Train Blue Train (Blue Note)
    # 8 Carmen McRae Carmen McRae I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My Life (Mainstream)
             
    Book The King James Bible, or a book on Numerology
             
    Luxury Item A solar-powered calculator
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    23 Jun
    Buzz Brooks
    28 Apr
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    16 Jun
    Kev Choice
    30 Jun
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    28 Jul
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    10 Feb
    Hershey Felder
    07 Apr
    Mitchell Feldman
    18 Aug
    Aaron Germain
    06 Jan
    Robin Gregory
    17 Feb
    Kasey Knudsen
    17 Mar
    Matthew Montfort
    26 May
    Andrea Motis
    21 Jul
    Ray Obiedo
    10 Mar
    Sandi Poindexter
    24 Mar
    David Rogers
    24 Feb
    George Winston
    04 Aug
    Lizz Wright
    09 Jun
    Jason Yeager
    02 Jun