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Ramsey Lewis: Jazz piano great served up fresh tunes at Mpls club




By Charles Hallman

Staff Writer


Ramsey Lewis’ recent two-day engagement at the Dakota Jazz Club in downtown Minneapolis May 20-21 showed the half-century-career jazz pianist still is as fresh as ever. Lewis has released some 80 albums to his credit. The classically trained pianist has done jazz, gospel and blues throughout his career. He also hosted radio shows as well over the years. He and his Electric Band’s one-hour set began with the classic “Wade in the Water.” “I started playing it at our church, but not like that,” Lewis joked afterwards. Continue Reading →

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