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Series of veteran performers to evoke the past

Keb Mo, above, and guitarist Dan Hicks will both be playing at The Egg in Albany this weekend.
Keb Mo, above, and guitarist Dan Hicks will both be playing at The Egg in Albany this weekend.
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Going to see Dick Hyman at A Place for Jazz last Friday as a civilian — a paying customer with no deadline, notebook or laptop — was great fun; especially watching piano players sit behind him, to watch his hands, over his shoulders. Now 85, Hyman played old songs in old ways: classic tunes by Willie the Lion Smith, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and the Gershwins. Hyman delivered these elegant numbers in suave, contained ease; ...


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