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Hendrik Jan Barto was born on March 22, 1935 in the Netherlands. As a kid, he studied accordion & began playing the tango, rumba & polka at Dance Clubs. During World War 2 he played for the local baker to get food for his family. Little Hank listened to the American Forces Network on the radio, which inspired him to be a Jazz pianist. In 1955 he immigrated to America. From 1956 to 1957 Hank played at the "Lauree" private nightclub in Salt Lake City with Nat King Cole, The Mills Brothers & Dave Frishberg. In 1958, he moved to California where he studied with Sam Sax in Hollywood. Hank quickly gained popularity by playing piano at clubs throughout Southern California.
Hendrik Jan Barto was born on March 22, 1935 in the Netherlands. As a kid, he studied accordion & began playing the tango, rumba & polka at Dance Clubs. During World War 2 he played for the local baker to get food for his family. Little Hank listened to the American Forces Network on the radio, which inspired him to be a Jazz pianist. In 1955 he immigrated to America. From 1956 to 1957 Hank played at the "Lauree" private nightclub in Salt Lake City with Nat King Cole, The Mills Brothers & Dave Frishberg. In 1958, he moved to California where he studied with Sam Sax in Hollywood. Hank quickly gained popularity by playing piano at clubs throughout Southern California.
884501218061

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Format: CD
Label: CD BABY
Catalog: 12180
Rel. Date: 11/01/2009
UPC: 884501218061

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Artist: Hank Barto
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Hendrik Jan Barto was born on March 22, 1935 in the Netherlands. As a kid, he studied accordion & began playing the tango, rumba & polka at Dance Clubs. During World War 2 he played for the local baker to get food for his family. Little Hank listened to the American Forces Network on the radio, which inspired him to be a Jazz pianist. In 1955 he immigrated to America. From 1956 to 1957 Hank played at the "Lauree" private nightclub in Salt Lake City with Nat King Cole, The Mills Brothers & Dave Frishberg. In 1958, he moved to California where he studied with Sam Sax in Hollywood. Hank quickly gained popularity by playing piano at clubs throughout Southern California.
        
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