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    Posted: 16 Apr 2017 at 7:50am
Trying to identify this musician
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote js Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Apr 2017 at 8:42am
I don't recognize him, I'm wondering if that is a particularly short musician, also, that chair is kind of odd.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote js Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Apr 2017 at 8:47am
Judging by the clothes, I would guess he is from the bop, or pre-bop generation, 1940s or ealier. He might also be a blues musician.

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It got a bit distorted when I shrunk the picture so it would fit. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote js Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Apr 2017 at 8:53am
I saw the original picture, looks the picture was used for a poster.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote js Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Apr 2017 at 9:30am
I still think that chair is a unique feature, looks like it can be adjusted for height with this extended separate seat.
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It's weird, looks like he's not really sitting in it, more on it.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote js Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Apr 2017 at 9:56am
Looks like there is a separate seat that can be raised or lowered via the scissor type extensions. I did a search for jazz pianist with custom chair and other similar searches, but didn't get anything.
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I think that's Willie "The Lion" Smith
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Awesome, I think you got it. Here are more pictures of him:
https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&rlz=1C1AOHY_enUS708US708&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=pictures+of+willie-the-lion-smith
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