Bill Carrothers at the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival.
Craig Lovell/Monterey Jazz Festival
September 21, 2011 He may not wear shoes, or sit on a bench, or live anywhere close to any other jazz musicians. But he's developed a unique vision for piano trio, and with some old friends, his soft touch and luminous chord voicings were especially ripe.
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Bill Carrothers performs at the Monterey Jazz Festival.
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September 19, 2011 The jazzman, history buff and reputed recluse opens up about rural Michigan and being "overlooked."
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