Earl Washington | Wikipedia | tc282
Jazz pianist Earl “The Ghost” Washington was born on April 3, 1921 and died on June 18, 1975. At school he was a champion boxer. He studied piano at the suggestion of his mother. He earned a Bachelor of Arts and Masters Degree from the Chicago and Boston conservatories of music. He served in the US Navy during World War II. After the war he became a member of Red Saunders’ band.