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Help HankMarr.com Support Young Jazz Musicians in Ohio

Help HankMarr.com Support Young Jazz Musicians in Ohio

As a lover of jazz, I’d never heard of Hank Marr, until I discovered that HankMarr.com was dropped by the domain’s previous owner.  After Googling who Hank Marr was, Domain Roast decided that we should buy the name and put something on it to keep his memory alive (he died in 2004).  See, Hank Marr was a great jazz organist (the Hammond B-3, to be exact), but never rose to the level of fame as Jimmy Smith, Groove Holmes or Hank McDuff.

Marr was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1927.  In 1961, he debuted Greasy Spoon:

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