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    everyone who has ever listened to radio has at some point heard the silky voice of nat king cole,but what some may not know is that nat started his career as a jazz pianist and a great 1937 he first came on the scene with his first group on the decca lable,nat's mentor was the great[earl fatha hines]the group won the[best small conbo in the down beat poll]from[1944-1947]and influenced such later greats as Oscar Peterson,of course nat would go on to become world renowned as a vocalist but he was also a jazz master.

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    Great mention, o65. AMG has a nice bio with click-throughs to some albums: Something of a civil-rights leader in his own way, too.
    A man accustomed to hear only the echo of his own sentiments, soon bars all the common avenues of delight, and has no part in the general gratification of mankind--Dr. Johnson
    What he said. Amen, Bro--JazzboCR

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