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Smythe, Pat (1923 - 1983), pianist

Nevil Skrimshire

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Edinburgh, 2 May 1923; d London, 6 May 1983). Scottish pianist. While studying to become a lawyer he spent a period in London in the late 1950s and played in clubs with musicians such as Dizzy Reece (early 1958). Not long afterwards he put aside his career in law to become a professional musician. He performed and recorded in Joe Harriott’s quintet (alongside Shake Keane, Coleridge Goode, and

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