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Victor "Red" Atkins

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VICTOR “RED” ATKINS

Place of Birth: Selma, Alabama

Selma native and pianist Victor “Red” Atkins left the Manhattan School of Music one semester shy of completing his Master's Degree in Jazz Performance. After recording Delfeayo Marsalis' “Pontius Pilate's Decision,” he had to make a decision: continue his formal education or pursue a career as a professional musician. Music won and before long the pianist was jet-setting around the Americas and Europe with Elvin Jones, Mark Whitfield, Nnenna Freelon and Leroy Jones.

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