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Getting Down to Bass-ics

By WILL FRIEDWALD, Special to the Sun
January 31, 2010

Considering that his day job consists of helping other people make their own music for nearly 50 years he's been one of the busiest bass players in New York the songs of Jay Leonhart are amazingly personal. Mr. Leonhart has launched what might be his most ambitious venture as a bandleader and star, taking his own trio (with trumpeter Michael Leonhart, and his son, pianist Ted Rosenthal) into the Metropolitan Room for a month of Wednesdays.

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