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From The New York Times: “Rhythms Flow as Aging Pianist Finds New Audience” – Boyd Lee Dunlop

Three Cheers for Boyd Lee Dunlop

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Boyd Lee Dunlop

Kevin Sack
December 9, 2011

“For years, the donated piano sat upright and unused in a corner of the nursing home’s [the Delaware Nursing and Rehabilitation Center] cafeteria…Then came a new resident, a musician in his 80s with a touch of forgetfulness named Boyd Lee Dunlop, and he could play a little. Actually, he could play a lot, his bony fingers dancing the mad dance of improvised jazz in a way that evoked a long life’s all…Boyd Lee Dunlop, 85, is the featured performer at a concert on Saturday night at the Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center in downtown Buffalo. Admission is $10. And if you want to buy his debut CD, that will cost you another $15….”

This is a really great story. See the full article here.

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