Mulgrew Miller

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Birthday
13, 1955
Birthplace
Greenwood, MS
Death Date
May 29, 2013 (57)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1955
Birthplace
Greenwood, MS
Death Date
May 29, 2013 (57)

About

Jazz artist who recorded influential works with several great artists of the 1970s and 1980s.

Before Fame

He was inspired to become a jazz player after seeing a performance of Oscar Peterson on TV. His initial attempts at learning jazz were not successful.

Trivia

He collaborated with Betty Carter, Woody Shaw, Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, Tony Williams, and many others across a career in which he participated in more than 500 albums as accompanying pianist.

Family Life

His family was residing in Greenwood, Mississippi, when he was born.

Associated With

He formed a jazz trio, taking on not only jazz standards, but also works by Cole Porter and Thelonious Monk.