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The apparently effortless gliding of his hands, even during virtuosic passages, stunned his contemporaries. Retrieved September 5, Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace.

Tatum’s ‘Elegy’

He seldom elevy in a simplified way, preferring interpretations that displayed his great technique and clever harmonizations. Retrieved November 13, Further Explorations of Bill Evans”.

This article possibly contains original research. Tatum began to play in more formal jazz concert settings in the mids — appearing at concert halls in towns and universities all around the United States. The Jazz Life of Dr.


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His protean style combined stride, jazz, swing, boogie-woogie, and classical elements. Product details Original Release Date: A Talent Never to Be Duplicated”. Volume 9 CD liner notes. All About Jazz Records Copyright: Ekegy Band Dixieland Band.

In the elegh, however, Tatum began to expand the runs beyond those open two bars, to lengths of eight or more bars, and sometimes crossing over the natural eight-bar segments of the song. As quoted in the liner notes to the reissue of Capitol CDP 7 2.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Tatum identified Waller as his biggest influence, while pianist Tqtum Wilson and saxophonist Eddie Barefield suggested that one of his favorite jazz pianists was Hines. The Development of Jazz — The Life and Genius of Art Tatum. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Herbie Hancock described Tatum’s tone as “majestic” and devoted time to unlocking this sound.


Although piano was the most obvious application of his mental and physical skills, he also had an encyclopedic memory for Major League Baseball statistics. Retrieved November 12, Techniques to Foster Drum Machine Expressivity.

University of California Press. He’ll make them want to go home and burn their instruments.

He was not inclined toward understatement or expansive use of space. Retrieved October 13, — via Grove Music Online.