Arthur’s Tavern Pianist William Dunham has died

Arthur's Tavern Pianist William Dunham has diedWILLIAM DUNHAM, 88, on Jan. 11 in New York City. Organized one of the early traditional jazz bands, the Grove Street Stompers, that performed Monday nights at Arthur’s Travern in Greenwich Village. Playing piano, he led the band for over 50 years.

First drawn to jazz in his boyhood, he was a member of the Crimson Stompers at Harvard as part of the then-thriving college jazz band circuit. In business, he had a long career in finance, human resources and real estate.

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