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Song: “Congalegre”

Artist: Horace Parlan

Album: Headin’ South

Year Released: 1961

Genre: Post-Bop Jazz

Local Connection: Born in Pittsburgh in 1931

Did you know? Horace Parlan was stricken with polio as an infant, resulting in the partial crippling of his right hand. The handicap contributed to his development of a particularly “pungent” left-hand chord voicing style on piano, while comping with highly rhythmic phrases with the right

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