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by Wendi Loomis in Vol. 17 / Iss. 01 on 07/27/2010 Share
When Freddy Cole sits down at the piano, he carries listeners away with the story of his song. Whether it’s one person on his piano bench or 3,000 listeners at a festival, he’s got a tale to spin with his smoky baritone voice and deft fingers. While he never had the pop stardom of his older brother Nat “King” Cole, he is nonetheless a master, sharing a repertoire of songs spun from a lifetime of jazz.