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By the age of 19, Tatum was playing at the local Waiters’ and Bellmens’ Club. 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 During the tour, Adelaide discovered Tatum in Toledo and employed him as one of her stage pianists.
He’s a good guy to play for any musician, you know. Hank Jones said, “When I finally met him and got a chance to hear him play in person, it seemed as if he wasn’t really exerting much effort, he had an effortless way of playing.
Boulevard Of Broken Dreams. Total Yearly Monthly Weekly. Tatum tended to work and to record unaccompanied, partly because relatively few musicians could keep pace with his fast tempos and advanced harmonic vocabulary.
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However, the soundtracks were recorded off-air by Tatum enthusiasts at the time, and many are included in Storyville Records extensive series of rare Tatum recordings.
Tatum is widely acknowledged as one tfnderly the greatest jazz pianists of all time, and he was a major influence on later generations of jazz pianists.
According to the review by Marc Greilsamer, “All of the trademark Tatum elements are here: It means “the smallest perceptual time unit in music” and is a tribute to Tatum’s pianistic velocity. Generally playing at tenderyl volume, he employed the entire keyboard from deep bass tones to sonorous mid-register chords to sparkling upper register runs.
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 Jazz critic Gary Giddins opined, “That is the essence of Tatum. 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.
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His father, Arthur Tatum, Sr. Biographer James Lester notes that Tatum enjoyed listening to other pianists and preferred to play last when several pianists played. 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.
After regular club dates, Tatum would decamp to after-hours clubs to hang out with other musicians who would play fatum each other. 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.
Subsequently he studied piano with Overton G. Suggested tracks by imusic.
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He’s the guy I put on when I want to feel really small laughs. Tatum recorded exclusively with the trio for almost two years, but abandoned the trio format in and returned to solo piano work. As a child he was also very sensitive to the piano’s intonation and insisted it be tuned often.
He played with boundless energy and occasionally his speedy and precise delivery produced an almost mechanical effect, compared by jazz critic Ted Gioia to “a player piano on steroids. Herbie Hancock described Tatum’s unique tone as “majestic” and devoted some time to unlocking this sound and to noting Tatum’s harmonic arsenal.
Charlie Parker who helped develop bebop was highly influenced by Tatum. Although recording opportunities were somewhat intermittent for most of his career due to his solo style, he left copious recordings.
Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams. Tatum built upon stride and classical piano influences to develop a novel and unique piano style. Stanley described the scene as, “Tatum played so brilliantly and tdnderly much. In A Sentimental Mood. Tatum also displayed phenomenal independence of the hands and ambidexterity, which was particularly evident while improvising counterpoint.
When I want to feel really insignificant laughs. He recorded his first four solo sides on the Brunswick label in March, He had two siblings, Karl and Arlene. Perhaps the most famous is the story about the time Tatum walked into a club where Fats Waller was playing, and Waller stepped away tatumm the piano bench to make way for Tatum, announcing, “I only play the piano, but tonight God is in the house.
Early in his career he was required to restrain himself when he worked as accompanist for vocalist Adelaide Hall in He’d play the record but he’d improvise over what Earl was doing He also recorded memorable group sessions for Norman Granz in adt mids. He’ll make them want to go home and burn their instruments.