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Kevin McHugh

Kevin McHugh is a 22-year-old jazz pianist who has lived and worked in such places as Seattle, New York, Cleveland, Shanghai, Munich, Boston, and Berlin. Besides jazz, he enjoys creating and listening to electronic, classical and salsa music as well as anything else that makes him dance. He has recorded or appeared on over 15 CDs. Besides music, Kevin has also worked as a web designer, teacher, ballet accompanist and baker of delicious cinnamon rolls. He enjoys therapeutic writing, or complaining, about his many travel experiences and impressions of different cultures. For the time being, Kevin has settled in Berlin.

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Chocolate Covered Germans 03.24.2005
Ich Bein ein Spassfaktor! 03.21.2005

Hail the Conquering Douchebag
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