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I felt like setting my damn drums on fire. Charlie Parker who helped develop bebop was highly influenced by Tatum. Generally playing at mezzoforte volume, he employed the entire keyboard from deep bass tones to sonorous mid-register tenxerly to sparkling upper register runs.

Tatum posthumously received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in Subsequently he studied piano with Overton G. Portrait Cd7 – Tea For Two. If I did, I’d throw up my hands and tenxerly up!

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Tatum embellished melodic lines, however, with an array of signature devices and runs that appeared throughout his repertoire. He’s a good guy to play for any musician, you know.

When newly arrived in New York, Parker briefly worked as tenddrly dishwasher in a Manhattan restaurant where Tatum was performing and often listened to the legendary pianist. That’s where his genius is. Nevertheless, transcriptions of Tatum are popular and are often practiced assiduously.


Art Tatum – Tenderly

Tatum built upon stride and classical piano influences to develop a novel and unique piano style. As a child he was also very sensitive to tendrely piano’s intonation and insisted it be tuned often.

The effortless gliding of his hands over difficult passages puzzled most who witnessed the phenomenon. Willow, Weep For Me.

I mean, what could I add? There was too much going on — both hands were impossible to believe. According to the review by Marc Greilsamer, “All of the trademark Tatum elements are here: Critic Gunther Zrt declared, “On one point there is universal agreement: He developed an incredibly fast playing style, without losing accuracy.

These interpretations are unsurpassed in conception and inventiveness aet anything that has been recorded since. Herbie Hancock described Tatum’s unique tone as “majestic” and devoted some time to unlocking this sound and to noting Tatum’s harmonic arsenal.

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. Tatum appeared in the movie The Fabulous Dorseys, first playing a solo and then accompanying Dorsey’s band in an impromptu song. This technique casts a familiar theme in a fresh light and gives the music an unexpected quality.

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


Art Tatum – Tenderly

Johnson and Fats Waller, who exemplified the stride piano style, and from the more “modern” Earl Hines, six years Tatum’s senior. InTatum moved to the Columbus School for the Blind, where he studied music and learned braille. 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 Leonard Feather has called Tatum “the greatest soloist in jazz history, regardless of instrument.

A number of surgical procedures improved his eye condition to a degree but some of the benefits were reversed when he was assaulted in at age He seldom played in a simplified way, preferring interpretations that displayed his great technique and clever harmonizations. Zenph Studios, a software company focused on precisely understanding how musicians perform, recorded a new album of Tatum’s playing with Sony Masterworks in In a Voice of America interview, he denied the widespread rumor that he learned to play by copying piano roll recordings made by two pianists.

Inhe returned to New York where he appeared at clubs and played on national radio programs.