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CBC, FreeP: Former prof nominated for Grammy Award

December 8, 2015 — 

As CBC and the Winnipeg Free Press report:

Saxophonist Jimmy Greene, who turned a family tragedy into a celebration of a young girl’s life, earned two Grammy Award nominations Monday for his album, Beautiful Life. The former jazz professor at the University of Manitoba recorded the album as a tribute to his daughter, Ana Grace Marquez-Greene, 6, killed during a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in December 2012.

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