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George Wallington

George Wallington, accomplished pianist, composer, and arranger, had been closely associated with the progressive jazz movement since the mid-40s when this new phase of American music was being nurtured in New York’s Harlem and along 52nd St. He was, in fact, the pianist with Dizzy Gillespie’s first bop band at the Onyx club in 1944, where his contributions reflected his innate creative ability, a talent that established him as one of the best composers in the progressive field. 

Wallington’s astonishing, fast-moving eloquence as a pianist, contrasted strangely with his introvert, laconic manner as a person

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August 12, 2015

George Wallington: Trios

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Albums

George Wallington  Trios
George Wallington ...
Fresh Sound Records
2008
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The George Wallington...
JJ-Tracks
1990
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[no cover]
Leonard Feather...
JJ-Tracks
1987
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[no cover]
Virtuoso
JJ-Tracks
1984
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[no cover]
Our Delight
JJ-Tracks
1980
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[no cover]
George Wallington...
JJ-Tracks
1954
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