Harold Mabern

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Harold Mabern, Jr. (March 20, 1936 – September 19, 2019) was an American jazz pianist and composer. He worked in the hard bop, post-bop, and soul jazz fields.[1] He was called by The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings as "one of the great post-bop pianists".[2][3] [4] He was born in Memphis, Tennessee.

Mabern died on September 19, 2019 in New York City at the age of 83.[5]

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  1. Feather, Leonard; Gitler, Ira (2007) The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz. p. 425. Oxford University Press.
  2. Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008) The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). p. 1136. Penguin.
  3. Smoke Session Records Facebook page [1]
  4. Commercial Appeal "Memphis jazz great Harold Mabern has died" [2]
  5. Memphis jazz great Harold Mabern has died

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