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  • Instead, Ray Wilkins, previously a likable part-timer, has been given free rein to incant his belief in "staying on your feet", while Redknapp continues to fidget and ramble, occasionally sparkling with accidental insight like some tousled piano-playing man‑child genius.

    Sky generation is beginning to miss Richard Keys and Andy Gray | Barney Ronay

  • He might have been describing his own piano-playing, the jazz tradition it draws upon and feeds, or the sweep of African-American history expressed through his music.

    A Piano 'Genius' Finds His Edge

  • Originally inspired by Ellington's composing and Thelonious Monk's piano-playing, Tracey forged a combination of the two that made him one of the most distinctive British jazz artists from the mid-1950s onwards.

    This week's new live music

  • Known as much for his outlandish outfits as for his piano-playing abilities (hello, Lady Gaga!), Liberace was a Vegas icon for decades.

    Liberace Museum Closing October 17th After 31 Years (PHOTOS)

  • More taken with Susan, the piano-playing Indiana U. student, she tried to get the other judges on her side.

    'Parks and Recreation' recap: Herstory lessons | EW.com

  • "Our volunteers help people with everything from recovering piano-playing after strokes to wanting to tackle Welsh for the first time," she explains.

    Lifelong learning is the secret to happiness in old age

  • Where Ms. Chua famously rejected the birthday card her 4-year-old made for her and threatened to burn her other daughter's stuffed animals if her piano-playing wasn't perfect, the "Mom" in Ms. Shin's book lavishes unstinting care, behind the scenes, on her children, even as one calls her a "country bumpkin" when she brings them rice cakes in the city.

    Lost in a World Without Roots

  • Piano-playing cat Nora is a YouTube viral video sensation – check out the piano-playing cat and her owners in this Today show video clip.

    George Wendt “Drinking with George” Beer Pong, Today Show (Video)

  • And the wind that blew Ms. King out of Tin Pan Alley eventually set her down in the L.A. nest of musicians that was leafy Laurel Canyon and the Troubadour club, where the piano-playing writer-for-hire found the courage to climb up on a stage and sing her own songs.

    We Knew We'd See You Again

  • Mr. Russell, he added, has long been his piano-playing and songwriting idol — "my biggest hero," he told Mr. Costello during the TV show.

    Elton John's American Idol

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