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Jazz Pianist Willie Pickens

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Eight Forty-Eight special contributor Richard Steele talks with jazz pianist and educator Willie Pickens on the occasion of his 75th birthday. Pickens also plays some of his songs live in the Chicago Public Radio performance studio.

“Rooted and Grounded in Love: Comprehending with Power,” a gala tribute to celebrate the life and legacy of Willie Pickens, is Friday, February 17, 2006 at the Museum of Science and Industry.

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