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Hilton Ruiz

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Hilton Ruiz

Hilton Ruiz has been played on NTS in shows including We Are… w/ Paul Camo, featured first on 12 January 2015. Songs played include Spirits Up Above.

Hilton Ruiz (May 29, 1952 – June 6, 2006) was a Puerto Rican-American jazz pianist in the Afro-Cuban mold, but was also a talented bebop player.

Ruiz began playing piano at the age of eight, and gigged with Freddie Hubbard and Joe Newman when he was young. Later, he was Roland Kirk's main pianist from 1974 to 1977, featuring on such records as The Case of the 3 Sided Dream in Audio Color and The Return of the 5000…

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Spirits Up Above
Steve Turre, Hilton Ruiz, Bill Hardman, Junior Cook, Vibration Society
Stash Records1986
Spirits Up Above
Steve Turre, Hilton Ruiz, Bill Hardman, Junior Cook, Vibration SocietyStash Records1986
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