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For Boston: A Dave McKenna Concert

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For Boston: A Dave McKenna Concert

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For Boston: A Dave McKenna Concert

For Boston: A Dave McKenna Concert

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Fresh Air pays tribute to Boston with a 1988 performance by the late jazz pianist Dave McKenna. From 1981 to 1991, McKenna had a standing gig at Boston's Grand Dame Copley Plaza Hotel. He was also a loyal Red Sox fan. He died in 2008.