Joe Negri was known to generations of children as the handyman in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. But he is also a jazz guitar virtuoso.
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August 9, 2010 If you or someone you love grew up watching Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, you may remember Joe Negri as Handyman Negri, the affable guy who solved problems in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. But jazz fans know him as a guitar virtuoso. At the age of 84, Negri has just released a new CD, his first in the stripped-down setting that showcases his finger-work.
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