Web Exclusive: Thurl Bailey's music career

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Web Exclusive: Thurl Bailey's music career (Photo provided by Thurl Bailey)

(KUTV) Basketball isn't Thurl Bailey's only talent.

He is also a singer and musician.

"I grew up with music," he said.

He would wake in the morning to the sounds of Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra playing in the living room.

"My parents would be out there dancing as I got up and got prepared for school," he recalled.

Bailey always gravitated toward music, playing instruments and singing in choirs in school.

"I think it blows other people's minds that I sing," he said.

He began really pursuing his singing career toward the end of his basketball career and now has five albums.

"I think music's so important in everybody's lives," he said.

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