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Jazz Musician of the Day: Shirley Horn

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All About Jazz is celebrating Shirley Horn's birthday today!

Shirley Horn remembered playing her grandmother\'s piano when she was four years old. Uninterested in playing with the neighborhood children, Horn enjoyed nothing more than to play that piano, and would close herself off in her grandmother\'s parlor, which was kept for guests and was chillier than the rest of the house. After several years of this, her mother, who admired classical music, enrolled the girl in piano lessons... Read more.

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