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Elmo Hope

Overshadowed throughout his life by his friends Bud Powell and Thelonious Monk, Elmo Wish was a talented pianist and composer whose life was cut brief by medicines. His first essential gig was with Joe Morris’ R&B music group (1948-1951). He documented in NY like a head (beginning in 1953) with …

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