Irving Fields, pianist, still had a few months left in the army when he landed his gig at the Versailles Hotel in Miami Beach. The year was 1945. He was stationed in Alabama. But he had been a piano prodigy since the age of eight and had played on cruise ships between Puerto Rico and Cuba before he was eighteen, so he already had an agent, Lenny Green. Lenny took him to the hotel during one... More >>>