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Mabel Robinson Simms, 90, bluesy jazz pianist, vocalist

By Gloria Negri
Globe Staff / February 24, 2005

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At the old Pioneer Club, a renowned after-hours spot in an alley off Tremont Street, jazz pianist and vocalist Mabel Robinson Simms drew in the fans with her bluesy piano and sultry voice in the 1950s. In those days, Boston was a mecca for jazz. (Full article: 856 words)

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