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George Shearing

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George Shearing

George Shearing has been played on NTS shows including Bump City w/ Billy Goods , with Pick Yourself Up first played on 14 October 2013.

George Shearing (13 August 1919 – February 14, 2011) was a well-known jazz pianist and inventor of the famous "Shearing Sound": a form of smooth cocktail jazz characterised by block chords played on the piano along with similar chords played on the vibraphone.

Shearing was born in the Battersea area of London, United Kingdom. Congenitally blind, he was the youngest of nine children. He started to learn piano at the age of three. After limited training and extensive listening to…

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Pick Yourself Up
Nat King Cole, George Shearing
Capitol Records1962
Pick Yourself Up
Nat King Cole, George ShearingCapitol Records1962
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Aquarius
George Shearing
MPS Records, BASF1975
Aquarius
George ShearingMPS Records, BASF1975
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Mambo Diablo
Tito Puente And His Latin Ensemble, George Shearing
Concord Jazz Picante1985
Mambo Diablo
Tito Puente And His Latin Ensemble, George ShearingConcord Jazz Picante1985
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