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|Birth name||Albert Norman Benedict Amadio|
|Born||April 14, 1928|
Timmins, Ontario, Canada
|Died||January 21, 2020(aged 91)|
|Occupation(s)||Pianist, arranger, composer, bandleader|
For a span of fifty years he worked for the CBC as an orchestra leader and musical director. In 1956, he became the first and only Canadian to play at the original Birdland in New York City and while playing opposite Duke Ellington.
- "Lights shine brighter at the Diamond". Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont. Val Clery December 4, 1986 Page: E.8