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"Baby Face" Willette: Two Faced To Live, Too Young to Die

Jon Newey, Jazzwise, April 2021

Hammond B3 honcho "Baby Face" Willette kicked off the early 1960s as a promising new Blue Note label signing in the wake of Jimmy Smith's widespread success, and died a forgotten figure just a decade later. Jon Newey looks at the crime-ridden career and legacy of a musician ripe for rediscovery.

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