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Willie "The Lion" Smith

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Willie "The Lion" Smith

Willie "The Lion" Smith has been played on NTS shows including guests, with Music On My Mind first played on 24 April 2016.

William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholoff Smith (23 November 1893 – 18 April 1973), a.k.a. "The Lion", was an American jazz pianist and one of the masters of the stride style, usually grouped with James P. Johnson and Thomas "Fats" Waller as the three greatest practitioners of the genre from its Golden Age, c. 1920–1943.

William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholoff Smith was born in Goshen, New York. His mother and grandmother chose the names to reflect the different parts of his heritage: Joseph after…

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Echoes Of Spring
Willie Smith
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Music On My Mind
Willie The Lion Smith
Chiaroscuro Records1973
Music On My Mind
Willie The Lion SmithChiaroscuro Records1973
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