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Bud Powell
powell in fez Bud Powell is a uniquely deft and subtle piano player. My Bud Powell Live at Birdland CD is one of my alltime favourite jazz records. Un Poco Loco, Dance of the Infidels - it is the soul of cool bebop piano.

Given his fingers and mind, it's all the more tragic that he was treated so poorly by the police and mental health establishment.

Photo of Bud wearing a fez found on this site, thanks.

(like ellington and Monk, i made Powell a page in 1994.

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