Marty Napoleon

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Left to right: Don Varella, Stan Johnson, Marty Napoleon, Fraser MacPherson (1952).

Marty Napoleon (June 2, 1921 – April 27, 2015) was an American jazz pianist. He was best known for having replaced Earl Hines in Louis Armstrong's All Stars in 1952. He also worked with Gene Krupa, Phil Napoleon, Teddy Napoleon, Charlie Ventura, Kai Winding and Rex Stewart.

Napoleon was born in Brooklyn, New York City to Italian immigrants from Sicily. He died on April 27, 2015 in Glen Cove, Long Island, aged 93.[1]

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  1. "Marty Napoleon Obituary". April 27, 2015. Retrieved April 30, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)