Winston-Salem native tickles the ivory and his way into the NY Times

For years, the donated piano sat upright and unused in a corner of the nursing home’s cafeteria….Then came a new resident, a musician in his 80s with a touch of forgetfulness named Boyd Lee Dunlop, and he could play a little. Actually, he could play a lot, his bony fingers dancing the mad dance of improvised jazz in a way that evoked a long life’s all.

A North Carolina Miscellany reader alerted us to this piece about Winston-Salem native Boyd Lee Dunlop in today’s New York Times

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