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Billy Taylor has said that he could make a bad piano sound good. Drummer Jo Jones, who recorded a trio tenderky with Tatum and bassist Red Callender is quoted as quipping, “I didn’t even play on that session Footage also appears in Ken Burns’ documentary Jazz, which includes a short passage on Tatum’s life and work, including comments from Jimmy Rowles and Gary Giddins.

Then let Art Tatum play Interviewing Oscar Peterson inLes Tompkins asked, “Is there one musician taum regard as the greatest?

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But jazz musicians were beginning to incorporate improvisation while playing over the chord changes of tunes, and Tatum was a leader in that movement. Critic Scott Yanow wrote, “Tatum’s quick reflexes and boundless imagination kept his improvisations filled with fresh and sometimes futuristic ideas that put him way ahead of his tendwrly Parker once said, “I wish I could play like Tatum’s right hand!

Art Tatum is absolutely the most incredible musician – what can you say? Tatum’s work was used and referenced heavily in the WB TV series Everwoodwith some actual sound recordings used and compositions being performed in concerts by Ephram Brown portrayed by Gregory Smith in select episodes.

Tatum could also play the blues with authority. Using computer equipment coupled with a high-resolution player piano, they created re-performances of Tatum’s first four commercial tracks, from March 21,and the nine tracks from the April 2, tenddrly concert at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium.

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He used to buy all of Earl’s records and would improvise on them. Boulevard Of Broken Dreams. Jazz critic Leonard Feather has called Tatum “the greatest soloist in jazz history, regardless of instrument. He recorded his first four solo sides on the Brunswick label in March, He didn’t have that much motion at arg piano.


Zenph Studios, a software company focused on precisely understanding how musicians perform, recorded a new album of Tatum’s playing with Sony Masterworks in He used the sustain pedal sparingly so that each note was clearly articulated, chords were cleanly sounded and the melodic line would not be blurred.

He did not indulge in theatrical physical or facial expression. Mainstream jazz piano has gone in a different direction than that pioneered by Tatum. Portrait Cd5 – Poor Butterfly. Lester interviewed many of Tatum’s contemporaries for the book and drew from many articles published about him. A child prodigy with perfect pitch, Tatum learned to play by ear, picking out church hymns by the age of three, learning tunes from the radio and copying piano roll recordings his mother owned.

Williams, Steven Mayer and Christopher Jordan, and, outside of the usual roster of jazz pianists, Andre Previn — have attempted to seriously emulate or challenge Tatum.

Inhe returned to New York where he appeared at clubs and played on national radio programs. James Earl Jones’ character Will Cleveland introduced these works to young Ephram, who was an aspiring pianist, in the second season episode “Three Miners From Everwood”.

As a child he was also very sensitive to the piano’s intonation and insisted it be tuned often. These 13 tracks are on the album, Piano Starts Here: Stanley described the scene as, “Tatum played so brilliantly and so much.

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Someone To Watch Over Me. Suggested tracks by imusic. Tatum drew inspiration from the pianists James P. Perhaps because Tatum believed there was a limited audience for solo piano, he formed a trio in with guitarist Tiny Grimes and bassist Slam Stewart, whose perfect pitch enabled him to follow Tatum’s excursions.

And he showed me how to tztum my fingers flat on the keys to get that clean tone. Then you get all the finest jazz pianists in the world and let them play in the presence of Art Tatum. He sometimes improvised lines that presaged bebop and later jazz genres, although generally not venturing far from the original melodic line.

Two years later Tatum won Esquire Magazine’s first jazz popularity poll. In A Sentimental Mood. Moonlight On The Ganges. The binaural recording, when played tendegly headphones, allows one to hear what Tatum may have heard as he played on stage, with the piano spatially in front bass on the left, treble on the right and the live audience clearly downstage on the righthand side.

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Unfortunately, all of the kinescopes of the Allen shows, which were stored in a warehouse along with other now defunct shows, were thrown into a local rubbish dump to make room for new studios. Charlie Parker who helped develop bebop was highly influenced by Tatum. Dizzy Gillespie said, “First you speak of Art Tatum, then take a long deep breath, and you speak of the other pianists.

Tatum was said to be more zrt and creative in those free-form nocturnal sessions than in his scheduled performances. Tatum is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time, and he was a major influence on later generations of jazz pianists. Tatum posthumously received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in Many of tenderyl harmonic concepts and larger chord voicings e.

Johnson and Fats Waller, who exemplified the stride piano style, and from the more “modern” Earl Hines, six years Tatum’s senior. Perhaps believing there was a limited audience for solo piano, Tatum formed a trio in with guitarist Tiny Grimes and bassist Slam Srt, whose perfect pitch enabled him to follow Tatum’s excursions.

Dave Brubeck observed, “I don’t think there’s any more chance of another Tatum turning up than another Mozart. Zenph’s re-performances have been performed live in numerous venues, including the Toronto Jazz Festival and New Arf Apollo Theater.

He’ll make them want to go home and burn their instruments. If I did, I’d throw up my hands and give up! If you put a fatum in a tendrrly, just a bare piano.

He recorded for BrunswickDeccaCapitoland for the labels associated with Norman Granz But what also emerges is Tatum’s effervescence, his joy, and his humor.