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Billy Bang

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Billy Bang

Billy Bang has been played on NTS in shows including If Music, featured first on 18 June 2017. Songs played include The Opening, Outline No. 12 and Viobari.

Billy Bang (b. William Vincent Walker, Mobile, Alabama, September 20, 1947 & died on Apr 11th 2011) was an American free jazz violinist and composer.

Bang's family moved to New York City's Bronx neighborhood while he was still an infant, and as a child he attended a special school for musicians in nearby Harlem. At that school, students were assigned instruments based on their physical size. Bang was fairly small, so he received a violin instead of either…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
The Opening
Kahil El'Zabar's The Ritual, Billy Bang, Malachi Favors
Sound Aspects Records1987
The Opening
Kahil El'Zabar's The Ritual, Billy Bang, Malachi FavorsSound Aspects Records1987
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Outline No. 12
Billy Bang
Celluloid0
Outline No. 12
Billy BangCelluloid0
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Viobari
Billy Bang, Charles Tyler
Anima Productions1982
Viobari
Billy Bang, Charles TylerAnima Productions1982
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Legend Of The Lawmen
Billy Bang, Charles Tyler
Anima Productions1982
Legend Of The Lawmen
Billy Bang, Charles TylerAnima Productions1982
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