Tag: Herbie Nichols

Herbie Nichols – “The Lady Sings The Blues”

Pianist Herbie Nichols was born on this day (January 3) in New York City in 1919. An overlooked genius, Nichols was a virtuosic piano player whose original compositions revealed an immense talent for rhythmic ingenuity, harmonic adventurousness and indomitable swing.

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