Al Haig

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Allan Warren Haig, 22 July 1924, Newark, New Jersey, USA, d. 16 November 1982, New York City, New York, USA. One of the first bop pianists, and for a time among the very best of them, Haig spent the second half of the 40s in excellent musical company. Active in the clubs of New York, he played with Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker and Dizzy Gillespie and proved to be an outstanding accompanist. After a spell with Stan Getz, which ended in 1951, Haig drifted from the centre of the bebop stage,... Read more

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