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Jazz pianist Wray Downes was known for his expressive right hand

Nicholas Jennings, The Globe and Mail, 1 April 2020

WRAY DOWNES was a gifted pianist, an Oscar Peterson protégé blessed with perfect pitch and impeccable timing and a bebop man who possessed one of the most expressive right hands in all of jazz. Mr. Peterson — and many others in the field — recognized Mr. Downes as a formidable talent.

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