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Gabriela Montero: Classic Improvisations

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Gabriela Montero: Classic Improvisations

Gabriela Montero: Classic Improvisations

Gabriela Montero: Classic Improvisations

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Improvisation came easily — and early — to Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero. She received a two-octave toy piano when she was 7 months old. By age 3, she was improvising on themes from songs her mother sang her.