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Horace Parlan

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Horace Parlan

Horace Parlan has been played on NTS shows including Dark & Lovely Global Roots w/ Thristian, with Congalegra first played on 23 September 2012.

Horace Parlan (January 19, 1931 – February 23, 2017) was an American hard bop and post-bop piano player.

He is noted for his contributions to the classic Charles Mingus recordings Mingus Ah Um and Blues & Roots, a.o..

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1931, in his birth year Parlan was stricken with polio, resulting in the partial crippling of his right hand. The handicap, though, has contributed to his development of a particularly "pungent" left-hand chord voicing style, while comping with highly rhythmic…

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Home Is Africa
Horace Parlan
Blue Note2005
Home Is Africa
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Happy Frame Of Mind
Horace Parlan
Blue Note1986
Happy Frame Of Mind
Horace ParlanBlue Note1986
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Home Is Africa
Horace Parlan
Blue Note1986
Home Is Africa
Horace ParlanBlue Note1986
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Congalegre
Horace Parlan
Blue Note1961
Congalegre
Horace ParlanBlue Note1961
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Congalegra
Horace Parlan
Blue Note2005
Congalegra
Horace ParlanBlue Note2005
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