To hear University of Miami music school dean Shelton Berg tell it, jazz piano professor Doug Bickel was pulling stunts that would make John Coltrane blanch. The 41-year-old jazz pianist, says Berg, smoked pot in his office, tried to barbecue inside a classroom, mooned his students, and sexually ha ... More >>
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