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MICAH THOMAS

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ianist Micah Thomas has been able to play what he’s heard since the age of two, but his debut, , demonstrates that this is a prodigy who prefers conceptual’s eight originals, “The Game,” was inspired by the finale to Mahler’s Symphony No. 6. That he incorporates an enormous breadth of music into an organic approach to the piano has prompted raves from kindred spirits such as Aaron Parks, Frank Kimbrough, and Lage Lund.

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