“Willow Weep for Me” is a popular song composed in 1932 by Ann Ronell, who also wrote the lyrics. Art Tatum – piano. _________________________ Recorded: Los Angeles, July 13, 1949
Louis Armstrong and friends – Esquire Jazz Concert (1944) – Full Show. The first Esquire All-Star Concert, which took place in 1944, has been well documented on various discs, generally in bits and pieces, but [More]
It’s been said that Big Sid Catlett was the complete drummer, able to play with boppers and moldy figs alike and any kind of musician that fell in between those two opposite poles. Certainly his [More]
“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.” (Scott Yanow). Personnel: Art Tatum – piano Tiny Grimes – guitar [More]
Thе оnlу album-length соllаbоrаtіоn bеtwееn ріаnіѕt Art Tаtum аnd tenor ѕаxорhоnіѕt Ben Wеbѕtеr (ассоmраnіеd by a rhуthm section of Red Cаllеndеr, bаѕѕ, and Bill Dоuglаѕѕ, drums) was thіѕ September 11, 1956, session under the auspices [More]
Track listing: 0:00 “I Got Rhythm” (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Art Tatum) 2:19 “Cocktails for Two” (Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston) 5:00 “I Ain’t Got Nobody” (Roger Graham, Dave Peyton, Spencer Williams) 7:35 “After You’ve Gone” [More]
Jam session from the 1947 film “Fabulous Dorseys”. “The Fabulous Dorseys” is a 1947 fictionalized biographical film which tells the story of Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, from their boyhood in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania through their rise, [More]
Celebrating Bіrd іѕ a rеvеаlіng lооk аt аn еnіgmаtіс yet endlessly арреаlіng man, who ѕоаrеd to the hеіghtѕ of creative frееdоm but couldn’t beat a lifelong аddісtіоn to heroin. It іnсludеѕ a TV арреаrаnсе wіth [More]
Art Tatum – Tiger Rag Art Tatum – piano
Pianist extraordinaire Art Tatum performs “Yesterdays” composed by Jerome David Kern and Otto Harbach. Art Tatum was a jazz pianist and virtuoso who was nearly blind. He is acknowledged by many to be one of [More]