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VIDEO / DVD: Hal Schaefer: Marilyn Monroe and Two Albums

Like Erroll Garner, Hal Schaefer had his own distinctive jazz piano style and transformd every song he played into pure magic. He could turn standards inside out with a swinging fury and, with his right hand, whip up improvised lines that left listeners dazzled. Born in 1925 in Queens, N.Y., Schaefer began playing professionally at resorts in the Catskill Mountains a few hours north of New York…

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