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Jay Deshpande

Jay Deshpande is a writer, musician, and educator from Boston, Massachusetts.

About Me

Jazz became a personal obsession for me when I first checked out Art Blakey's 1959 album, Three Blind Mice. I've played piano in a variety of ensembles and have toured South Africa. Right now I live in Paris, where I teach and write.

My Favorites

  1. Wayne Shorter - Night Dreamer
  2. Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Three Blind Mice
  3. Brad Mehldau Trio - Art of the Trio Vol. 4: Back at the Vanguard
  4. Kurt Elling - Live in Chicago
  5. Ozomatli - Ozomatli
  6. Ojos de Brujo - Techari
  7. Miles Davis - Someday My Prince Will Come