Art Tatum – Book Score, Biografy of one of the most important Jazz Tenderly. Original sheet music with cover, from the movie “Torch Song”, with Joan Crawford . Watch the video for Tenderly from Art Tatum’s The Complete Pablo Solo Masterpieces for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Tenderly. By Art Tatum. • 1 song, Play on Spotify. 1. Tenderly The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. Listen to Art Tatum in full in the Spotify app.

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There had to be intense concentration there, but you couldn’t tell by just looking at him play.

Art Tatum – Tenderly

Many of his harmonic concepts and tendrrly chord voicings e. If you don’t like his ornament, you should be listening to someone else. Drummer Jo Jones, who recorded a trio session with Tatum and bassist Red Callender is quoted as quipping, “I didn’t even play on that session Portrait Cd7 – Tea For Two.

Perhaps the most famous is the story about the time Tatum walked into a club where Fats Waller was playing, and Tatu stepped away from the piano bench to make way for Tatum, announcing, “I only play the piano, but tonight God is qrt the house. Tatum recorded exclusively with the trio for almost two years, but abandoned the trio format in and returned to solo piano work.

Perhaps because Tatum believed there was a limited audience for solo piano, tnderly formed a trio in with guitarist Tiny Grimes and bassist Slam Stewart, whose perfect pitch enabled him to follow Tatum’s excursions. Tatum appeared in the movie The Fabulous Dorseys, first playing a solo and then accompanying Dorsey’s band in an impromptu song.


Suggested tayum by imusic. He sometimes improvised lines that presaged bebop and later jazz genres, although generally not venturing far from the original melodic line. Johnson, reminiscing about Tatum’s debut afterward, simply said, “When Tatum played Tea For Two that night I guess that was the first time I ever heard it really played.

Mainstream jazz piano has gone in a different direction than that pioneered by Tatum. Dizzy Gillespie said, “First you speak of Art Tatum, then take a long deep breath, and you speak of the other pianists.

tennderly Art Tatum’s recordings still have the ability to scare modern pianists. Then let Art Tatum play 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.

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Yeah, he’s my all-time favorite. His father, Arthur Tatum, Sr. He did not indulge in theatrical physical or facial expression.

Tatum’s unique sound was attributable to his harmonic inventiveness as well as technical prowess. If I did, I’d throw up my hands and give up! Critic Scott Yanow wrote, “Tatum’s quick reflexes and boundless zrt kept his improvisations filled with fresh and sometimes futuristic ideas that put him way ahead of his contemporaries Biographer James Lester notes that Tatum enjoyed listening to other pianists and preferred to play last when several pianists played.


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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. 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. To me, he was the world’s greatest blues player, and I think few people realized that.

Tatum was said to be more spontaneous and creative in those free-form nocturnal sessions than in his scheduled performances. Perhaps believing there was a limited audience for solo piano, Tatum formed a trio in with guitarist Tiny Grimes and bassist Slam Stewart, whose perfect pitch enabled him to follow Tatum’s excursions. Jazz critic Leonard Feather has called Tatum “the greatest soloist in jazz history, regardless of instrument.

His interpretations of popular songs were exuberant, sophisticated and intricate. When Charles enters a nightclub he remarks, “Are my ears deceiving me or is that Art Tatum?

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Two years later Tatum won Esquire Magazine’s first jazz popularity poll. According to the review tenxerly Marc Greilsamer, “All of the trademark Tatum elements are here: Subsequently he studied piano with Overton G.

Tatum built upon stride and classical piano influences to develop a novel and unique piano style.