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George Shearing In The Studio
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Alt.Latino Lays Out A Sonic Altar For Dia De Los Muertos
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British jazz pianist George Shearing (left) and American singer Joe Williams attend a press reception in London in 1962 before beginning a tour of Britain together. Central Press/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen Now: George Shearing On NPR's 'Morning Edition,' 1995
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Sir George Shearing, Gentle Jazz Piano Icon, Has Died
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George Shearing, the ebullient jazz pianist who wrote the standard "Lullaby of Birdland," died Monday in Manhattan of congestive heart failure. He was 91. Associated Press hide caption

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Remembering The Composer Of 'Lullaby Of Birdland'
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Piano Jazz Christmas Special 2009
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George Shearing: 'Verve Jazz Masters 57'
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