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Bob Dorough

Born 12 December 1923.

Biography

Bob Dorough (born December 12, 1923) is an American bebop and cool jazz pianist, singer, composer, songwriter, arranger and producer.

He worked with Miles Davis and Blossom Dearie, and his adventurous style was an influence on Mose Allison, among other singers. He is perhaps best known as the primary composer of and performer of many of the songs used in Schoolhouse Rock!, a series of educational animated shorts appearing on Saturday morning television in the 1970s and 1980s on ABC affiliates in the United States. He has released vocal jazz albums periodically over the last 50 years; his latest, Eulalia, came out in 2014.

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