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Bowling Green State University. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Then let Art Elegu play Time and again, when we fear he is reaching the limits of romantic bombast, a quirky phrase, an exaggerated ornament will remind us that Tatum may be having us on. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Tatum identified Waller as his biggest influence, while pianist Teddy Wilson and saxophonist Eddie Barefield suggested that one of his favorite jazz pianists was Hines.

By placing your order, you agree to our Terms of Use. He could do that in either hand”. Johnson and Fats Waller arg, who exemplified the stride piano style, and from the more modern Earl Hinessix years Tatum’s senior.

Keith Jarrett criticized Tatum for playing too many notes, [] was too ornamental and “unjazzlike”. The Jazz Life of Dr.


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To me, he was the world’s greatest blues player, and I think few people realized that. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This Can’t Be Love. During the hard economic times of andTatum mostly played in clubs in Cleveland, but also recorded in New York four times in and once in the following year.

Inan MIT student in the field of computational musicology coined the term ” tatum “, which was named in recognition of the pianist’s speed.

Black Music Research Journal. 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. Retrieved August 14, September Learn how and when to remove this template message. Add to Wish List.

Tatum’s ‘Elegy’

Att Triumph of Charlie Parker. Gene Lees conducted a similar poll thirty years later, and again Tatum dominated the results. A Talent Never to Be Duplicated”. Retrieved October 13, — via Grove Music Online. English Choose a language for shopping. Granz, who owned a record label, decided to record Tatum’s solo playing in a way that was “unprecedented in the recording industry: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Retrieved December 26, Jazz in Search of Itself.

Simple decorative techniques became complex harmonic sweeps of colour; traditional repetitive patterns became areas of unpredictable and ever-changing shifts of rhythm. Tatum also recorded around a dozen blues over his career.


tayum Further Explorations of Bill Evans”. The sounds that Tatum produced with the piano were also distinctive. 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.

The Life and Genius of Art Tatum. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jazz aft Kenny Barron commented, srt have every record [Tatum] ever made—and I try never to listen to them Ina historical marker was placed outside Tatum’s childhood home atCity Park Avenue in Toledo, but by the unoccupied property was in a state of disrepair. This article possibly contains original research. Granz also recorded Tatum with a selection of other stars in 7 more recording sessions, which led to 59 tracks being released.

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