Barbara Carroll

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Barbara Carroll (born Barbara Carole Coppersmith on January 25, 1925, in Worcester, Massachusetts) is a jazz pianist. Carroll began her classical training in piano at age eight, but by high school decided to become a jazz pianist. She attended the New England Conservatory of Music for a year, but left it as it conflicted with working for bands. In 1947 Leonard Feather dubbed her "the first girl ...