Remembering Ralph Sharon, Who Introduced Tony Bennett To Jazz

April 9, 2015 7:33 AM

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Remembering Ralph Sharon, Who Introduced Tony Bennett To Jazz

Pianist Ralph Sharon, the longtime accompanist for Tony Bennett, died March 31 at age 91. In the audio link above, Tom Cole has a brief report for NPR's Morning Edition, and below, Walter Ray Watson filed this remembrance for NPR Music.

Pianist Ralph Sharon is often remembered as the guy who accidentally introduced Tony Bennett to his signature song, "(I Left My Heart) In San Francisco."

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