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Pianist plays in rain

By Mark Shanahan & Meredith Goldstein
Globe Staff / August 16, 2011

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Rain didn’t stop “Saturday Night Live’’ jazz pianist Tuffus Zimbabwe from entertaining a crowd at “Jazz on the Fort’’ in Roxbury on Sunday. The annual Berklee College of Music concert, which takes place on Fort Hill, had been postponed a week because of the weather, but this time around, the show went on despite the drizzle. Tuffus - a Berklee grad who happens to be from Fort Hill - was able to play for his neighbors and his Fort Hill family, including his dad, Jomo. Tuffus was hired to play with the “SNL’’ band last year.

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