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Byline: T.D. Mobley-Martinez TRIBUNE REPORTER
Classically trained, pianist Lynne Arriale now enjoys the challenge and control that jazz improvisation brings to the standards or her own compositions.
For jazz pianist Lynne Arriale, there was improvisation before anything else.
Sure, she loved music. Recordings of musicals "The Snow Queen" and "My Fair Lady" moved Arriale along as she inched her way into slumberland every night. But around that time, the 4-year-old started playing music by ear, tinkering on the keys of a toy piano.
"It was about two feet from left to right," says the 30-something pianist who has toured Europe extensively and played all the jazz festivals required for an …