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Eddie Heywood

The Eddie Heywood Sextet was extremely popular in the mid-’40s, playing melodic and tightly arranged versions of swing standards. Heywood’s dad, Eddie Heywood, Sr., was a solid jazz pianist from the 1920s who frequently followed Butterbeans and Susie. He trained piano to his child, who played expertly when he was …

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