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Invocalist Adelaide Hall commenced a world tour that lasted almost two years. Jazz historian and commentator Ira Gitler declared that Tatum’s “left arr was the equal of his right.

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”. Generally playing at mezzoforte volume, he employed the entire keyboard from deep bass tones to sonorous mid-register chords to sparkling upper register runs.

During the tour, Adelaide discovered Taatum in Toledo and employed him as one of her stage pianists. The following year he embarked on the Queen Mary for England where he toured, playing for three months at Ciro’s Club owned by fenderly Ambrose. The last two years of his life, Tatum regularly played at Ttatum Keyboard Lounge in Detroit, including his final public performance in April Tatum could also play the blues with authority.

He had two siblings, Karl and Arlene.

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The sounds that Tatum produced with the piano were also distinctive. 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. Portrait Cd8 – Elegy. Pianist Jay McShann, not known for showering compliments on his rivals said “Art could really play the blues.

Zenph Studios, a software company focused on twtum understanding how musicians perform, recorded a new album of Tatum’s playing with Sony Masterworks in Although Bud Powell was of the bebop movement, his prolific and exciting style showed Tatum influence. Tatum was born in Toledo, Ohio. When I want to feel really insignificant laughs. In the late s, he returned to play and record in Los Angeles and New York.


Footage also appears in Ken Burns’ documentary Jazz, which tendegly a short passage on Tatum’s life and work, including comments from Jimmy Rowles and Gary Giddins. Charlie Parker who helped develop bebop was highly influenced by Tatum.

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He was not challenged further until stride tenverly Donald Lambert initiated a half-serious rivalry with him. He was originally interred at Angelus Rosedale Cemetery in Los Angeles, but was moved by his wife, Geraldine Tatum, to the Great Mausoleum of Glendale’s Forest Lawn Cemetery inso she could ultimately be buried next to him, although his headstone was left at Rosedale to commemorate where he was first laid to rest.

He seldom played in a simplified way, preferring interpretations that displayed his great technique and clever harmonizations. Sony recorded these anew in the same venue, in front of a live audience.

These 13 tracks are on the album, Piano Starts Here: Interviewing Oscar Peterson inLes Tompkins asked, “Is there one musician you regard as the greatest?

In A Sentimental Mood. He recorded his first four solo sides on the Brunswick label in March, Tatum recorded commercially from until near his death. Jazz critic Gary Giddins teneerly, “That is the essence of Tatum. Evidence of this can be found in the set entitled 20th Century Piano Genius which consists of 40 tunes recorded at private parties at the home of Hollywood music director Ray Heindorf in and There had to be intense concentration there, but you couldn’t tell by just looking at him play.

He did not indulge in theatrical physical or facial expression.

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He was an innovator in reharmonizing melodies by changing the supporting chord progressions or by altering the root movements of a piece. Dizzy Gillespie said, “First you speak of Art Tatum, then take a long deep breath, and you speak of the other pianists.

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 contemporaries Art Tatum’s recordings still have the ability to scare modern pianists.

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Jazz soloing in the s had not yet evolved into the free-ranging extended improvisations that flowered in the bebop era of the s, s and beyond. Mainstream jazz piano has gone in a different direction than that pioneered by Tatum. Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams. Although Tatum was not known as a composer, his versions of popular numbers were so original as to border on composition. Early in his career he was required to restrain himself when he worked as accompanist for vocalist Adelaide Hall in His execution was all the more remarkable considering that he drank prodigious amounts of alcohol when performing, yet his recordings are never sloppy.

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.

But what also emerges is Tatum’s effervescence, his joy, and his humor. If you put a piano in a room, just a bare piano.

Tatum drew inspiration from the pianists James P. It means “the smallest perceptual time unit in music” and is a tribute to Tatum’s pianistic velocity. He’ll make them want to go home and burn their instruments.

But jazz musicians were beginning to incorporate improvisation while playing over the chord changes of tunes, and Tatum was a leader in that movement.

Two years later Tatum won Esquire Magazine’s first jazz popularity poll. Tatum identified Waller as his main influence, but according to pianist Teddy Wilson and saxophonist Eddie Barefield, “Art Tatum’s favorite jazz piano player was Earl Hines.

Perhaps because Tatum believed there was a limited audience for solo piano, he formed a trio in with qrt Tiny Grimes and bassist Slam Stewart, whose perfect pitch enabled him to follow Tatum’s excursions.

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