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Pianist/singer/writer Don Blackman, born 1953 in Queens, NY, grew up surrounded by jazz influences; a cousin was McCoy Tyner's friend and saxophonist Charles McPherson — a Charlie Parker disciple — was Blackman's neighbor. Blackman played with McPherson's group in 1968 alongside Sam Jones and Louis Hayes when he was 15 years old.

He switched to electric piano and toured with Parliarment/Funkadellic in the early '70s. He…

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  • R.I.P, man.
  • So sad to hear of his passing.
  • R.I.P. The Big Bad Don Blackman! Apart from the GRP sessions he was also featured on Fat Boys' debut album and Kurtis Blow's 84 and 85 albums, doin his unique keyboard work. Every track is a winner on his classic debut album!
  • another legend gone :( R.I.P.
  • R.I.P.
  • NICE Real NICE..................
  • Eh, Don Blackman is a pretty cool guy, sings about loving a seventeen year old despite being thirty himself and doesn't afraid of anything.
  • glad i discovered him!
  • You ain't hip!!!
  • LOVE

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