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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: May 17, 1947    

Jim DeSalvo was raised in Yonkers, New York, and was introduced to music at an early age by his father, trumpeter and bandleader Conrad “Connie” DeSalvo. While still a teenager, Jim mastered thousands of standards and logged countless hours on the bandstand playing club dates with vocalists and dance bands. In his later high school years, Jim began studying with Johnny Knapp, famous for his work with Tal Farlow's trio, instilling a precocious bebop proficiency.

After graduating, Jim enrolled at New York College of Music. While in school he became acquainted with fellow students Kenny Dorham and Ahmed Abdul-Malik, and began receiving attention for his unique synthesis of the styles of the great pianists of the time, most notably Bill Evans, whose music Jim holds in particularly high regard. ...
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