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The incomparable Ramsey Lewis joins Justin to talk about his legendary career, when he started playing piano, getting into the habit of practicing everyday, the push for him to play classical music, when he started to play jazz, when he started to realize that he was going to be successful, the reaction from critics and fans after “The ‘In’ Crowd” became a hit, why success caused the the break-up of The Ramsey Lewis Trio, exploring his creativity, moving towards more of a fusion style, the success of the song “Sun Goddess,” being an ambassador for jazz music, the country moving away from jazz, the importance of learning music in schools and what music means to him.

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