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'Lowdown': A Memoir of Jazz and Junk

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Joe Albany was an acclaimed bebop pianist, a band mate of legendary jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker — and a heroin junkie. In her new memoir, Lowdown: Jazz, Junk, And Other Fairytales From Childhood, author A.J. Albany recalls her turbulent life with her troubled, talented father. Tom Vitale reports.



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