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Sam Dockery

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Sam Dockery: The In-Studio Performance

Jazz pianist Sam Dockery performs before a live studio audience. In between songs, he tells Fresh Air associate producer Danny Miller about the mechanics of improvisation and the role of the pianist in different contexts.


Golden, Dockery, and Fields On the Philadelphia Jazz Scene.

Pianist Jimmy Golden, pianist Sam Dockery, and trumpeter and club owner Jack Fields discuss jazz in Philadelphia. Jimmy Golden and Sam Dockery have served as house pianists at many Philadelphia jazz clubs, and Jack Fields owned the club the Blue Note in the 1950s.


Jazz Pianist Sam Dockery

Sam Dockery talks about his start as a jazz pianist and his experiences performing and recording with other notable musicians.

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