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Frank Javorsek Bluegrass player co-owned music store Frank Javorsek, 70, a bluegrass musician who co-owned the now-closed Blue Ridge Pickin' Parlor music shop in the San Fernando Valley and hosted a bluegrass radio show on KCSN-FM, died March 22 of a heart attack while giving a mandolin lesson in Encino, said his wife, Tammy. Javorsek, a Palmdale resident who played banjo, fiddle, mandolin and guitar, was a well-known bluegrass instructor in the Los Angeles area and had been teaching for some time at the California Traditional Music Society's Center for Folk Music in Encino. In its heyday the Blue Ridge Pickin' Parlor sold and repaired musical instruments, offered...

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