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Count Basie

I can not say enough great things about Count Basie.  He was the one that got me interested in jazz.  I met him in an elevator in New York.  I was 13 years old.  He was fabulous.  I saw him 4 or 5 times in person before he died in 1984.  When you talk about the greatest jazz bands of all time you have to include his band in the top 5. 

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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