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MAURICE ROCCO: Beat Me Daddy

This is jazz musician Maurice Rocco. Born in Oxford, Ohio, Maurice Rockhold (1915-1976) later became known as a jazz musician who played the piano while standing up. He performed briefly with Duke Ellington. His career included musical performances in several movies during the 30s and 40s and he later toured in Europe and Asia. He was murdered in Bangkok, Thailand while he was living there and performing at nightclubs. He was buried in Oxford’s Woodside Cemetery.

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