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Primary Instrument: Harmonica

Born: August 6, 1957

Hendrik Meurkens, a virtuoso on both the chromatic harmonica and the vibraphone, is the most important jazz harmonica player since Toots Thielemans. German-born but now based in New York, Meurkens' recordings and performances garner worldwide acclaim because the transcendent beauty of his music has universal appeal.

A two-mallet player in the tradition of Milt Jackson and Bobby Hutcherson, Hendrik Meurkens was en-route to being an instantly recognizable vibraphonist when he heard Toots Thielemans. Inspired by the sound of Thielemans' harmonica, he taught himself the difficult-to-master instrument....
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    Samba Little Samba

    Zoho Music
    2014
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    Junity

    Hms
    2014
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    Live at Bird's Eye

    Zoho Music
    2012
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    Live at Bird's Eye

    Zoho Music
    2011
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    Samba To Go!

    Zoho Music
    2009
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    Sambatropolis

    Zoho Music
    2008
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    New York Jazz Samba Quintet

    Zoho Music
    2007
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