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Musician Steven Feifke brings his jazz back home

Pianist-composer Steven Feifke stopped in Wednesday at his alma mater, Lexington High School.
Essdras M. Suarez/Globe Staff
Pianist-composer Steven Feifke stopped in Wednesday at his alma mater, Lexington High School.

Before his Thursday-night gig at Regattabar, pianist-composer Steven
Feifke
made a Wednesday visit to his alma mater, Lexington High School. The 2009 grad, who’s now playing in New York City, gave a master class to young musicians and listened to the school’s honors jazz combo. He said the kids were playing at a “remarkable level.” Lexington is known for producing creative superstars. Other grads of the high school include comedian-actress Rachel Dratch, singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson, musician Amanda Palmer, and comedian
Eugene Mirman
. Feifke had plans to stick around Boston on Friday to record an album.

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