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Marc Cary

Pianist, producer/composer Marc Cary was born in New York City in 1967 but raised in Chocolate City. His parents are musician/artists: his father is a percussionist, his mother a cellist/painter who also crafts jewelry. Cary studied cello, trumpet and drums, a natural progression for a member of a musical family. ôMy great-grandmother, Mae York Smith,ö Cary Says, ôused to play piano in theaters accompanying silent movies. She used to play duets with Eubie Blake where they would switch up left hand/right hand.

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Marc Cary and Indigenous People 7/29/01: Marc Cary and Indigenous People

Jazz pianist Marc Cary and his group, Indigenous People, mine the rich history of African melodies and Brazilian and Caribbean grooves, as well as jazz, funk and go-go rhythms.

Marc Cary and Indigenous People

Jazz pianist Marc Cary and his group, Indigenous People, mine the rich history of African melodies and Brazilian and Caribbean grooves, as well as jazz, funk and go-go rhythms.

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