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Professor Jaki Byard’s Pre-Postmodern Piano

Professor Jaki Byard's Pre-Postmodern Piano

By Kevin Whitehead, ContributorWhen Jaki Byard was with Charles Mingus in the 1960s, audiences would laugh when, mid-solo, Byard would burst into 1920s-style stride piano — the revved-up ragtime offshoot where the left hand bounds back and forth… more »