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Bethany Pickens Keeps The Swing In The Family

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Bethany Pickens is the daughter of one of the great pianists in Chicago jazz. Willie Pickens was legendary as a sideman, a leader, and a teacher. Bethany has been following in her dad’s footsteps as a wonderful instrumentalist and a much-loved music educator. She and young pianist Alexis Lombre will pay tribute to 3 other great Chicago pianists-who all happen to be women-in a concert at Garfield Park Conservatory on March 8th.

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