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Don Shirley

Donald Walbridge Shirley (January 29, 1927 – April 6, 2013) was an American classical and jazz pianist and composer. He recorded many albums for Cadence during the 1950s and 1960s, experimenting with jazz with a classical influence. He wrote organ symphonies, piano concerti, a cello concerto, three string quartets, a one-act opera, works for organ, piano and violin, a symphonic tone poem based on the novel Finnegans Wake by James Joyce, and a set of "Variations" on the legend of Orpheus in the Underworld.
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DISCOGRAPHY
1999: ''Plays Love Songs / Don Shirley Trio''
1962: ''Pianist Extraordinary''
1960: ''Piano Arrangements of Famous Spirituals''
''Piano Perspectives''