The Herbie Nichols Project

The late pianist Herbie Nichols is a favorite among jazz musicians for his challenging compositions. But the Herbie Nichols Project goes beyond merely performing his music. Group members are actively involved in searching for previously unpublished works, much like classical scholars looking for unknown music by a long-dead European. The HNP has just released Strange City, a CD of some of these tunes. Tom Vitale reports.

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