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The Jazz Session #75: Avery Sharpe

Published: 2009-08-26
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Bassist Avery Sharpe's album, Autumn Moonlight (JKNM Records, 2009), is an exploration of the piano trio by a man who played bass in one of the most famous such trios in recent memory, that of McCoy Tyner
McCoy Tyner
McCoy Tyner
b.1938
piano
. In this interview, Sharpe talks about why he likes to perform in the trio format, how he chose between insurance adjusting and the bass, and the night he left Art Blakey
Art Blakey
Art Blakey
1919 - 1990
drums
for McCoy Tyner.


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