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Bob Washut: Songbook

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Bob Washut is a musical product of Northern Iowa University and has taken upon himself to gather together two close friends to do a piano trio CD. Of the eleven tunes, seven are Washut compositions. All the tunes are musical expressions of Washut's admiration for a specific individual. Some of them are well-known jazz musicians, like Lee Konitz and Rufus Reid. One is to his bassist, Mark Urness. (Mr. Urness, by the way, has performed with another native Iowan jazz ...