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Without doubt art tatum is a genius as has been written many times classical pianists were often moved to tears by his skills, fats waller once said i play the piano but god is in the house tonight to introduce this giant, oscar peterson on hearing him play was so intimidated he stopped playing for a short while. Art tatum, soundtrack: the great debaters art tatum was born on october 13, 1909 in toledo, ohio, usa as arthur taylor jr he was married to geraldine williamson and ruby arnold he died on november 5, 1956 in los angeles, california, usa. Listen to music from art tatum like tea for two, blue skies & more find the latest tracks, albums, and images from art tatum. Art tatum: art tatum, american pianist, considered one of the greatest technical virtuosos in jazz tatum, who was visually impaired from childhood, displayed an early aptitude for music at age 13, after starting on the violin, tatum concentrated on the piano and was soon performing on local radio programs.
Pianist extraordinaire art tatum performs yesterdays composed by jerome david kern and otto harbach. Buy products related to art tatum products and see what customers say about art tatum products on amazoncom free delivery possible on eligible purchases. While tatum's skills were undeniable, his style continues to stir controversy on whether or not he was an official jazz musician some jazz critics dismissed his playing as so much ornate window. One of the greatest improvisers in jazz history, art tatum also set the standard for technical dexterity with his classic 1933 recording of tea for two.
Tracks: you took advantage of me (1st version) what is this thing called love my gal limehouse blues i've got the world on a string i've got a right to sing. Highly influential 20th century jazz pianist art tatum is known for hit songs such as 'tiger rag' learn more about his life and career at biographycom.
Art tatum (arthur tatum, jr, october 13, 1909, toledo, ohio, usa - november 5, 1956, los angeles, california) was an american jazz pianist and virtuoso who played with phenomenal facility despite being nearly blind since birth. Art tatum's tiger rag - by jazz classics cd feel free to visit wwwjakubsachacom. Art tatum biography by scott yanow jazz pianist with immense technical prowess, a genius in dissecting, reconstructing, and elaborating the american popular song.