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Harold Shapero

Harold Shapero has been played on NTS shows including The NTS Guide to…, with Revelations (First Movement) first played on 28 January 2021.

Harold Samuel Shapero (born 29 April 1920) is an American composer. Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, Shapero and his family later moved to nearby Newton. He learned to play the piano as a child, and for some years was a pianist in dance orchestras. With a friend, he founded the Hal Kenny Orchestra, a swing-era jazz band.

He was more interested in classical music, though. In his teens he studied with some famous teachers, including Nicolas Slonimsky (editor of Baker's Biographical…

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George Russell, Harold Shapero, Jimmy Giuffre, Charlie Mingus, Milton Babbitt, Gunther Schuller
Columbia1958
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George Russell, Harold Shapero, Jimmy Giuffre, Charlie Mingus, Milton Babbitt, Gunther SchullerColumbia1958
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Revelations (First Movement)
George Russell, Harold Shapero, Jimmy Giuffre, Charlie Mingus, Milton Babbitt, Gunther Schuller
Columbia1958
Revelations (First Movement)
George Russell, Harold Shapero, Jimmy Giuffre, Charlie Mingus, Milton Babbitt, Gunther SchullerColumbia1958
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