He began searching out other jazz pianists, among them Tommy Flanagan, Hank Jones, Wynton Kelly, Jimmy Rowles, Horace Silver, Mike Wofford and Art Tatum
There's Art Tatum
, the under-appreciated Phineas Newborn Jr.
THE Sagitta 2,000 Guineas favourite Hold That Tiger shares his name with the signature tune of the 1930s jazz pianist Art Tatum
Lee is a self-taught musician much influenced by the likes of Erroll Garner, Oscar Peterson and Art Tatum
and during the course of the evening there was strong evidence to be heard of all three in his playing.
The music in this four-disc box begins in 1921 and spans 35 years, including the scene's indigenous artists as well as visiting all-stars (Louis Armstrong, Lester Young, Lionel Hampton, Charlie Parker, Nat King Cole, Charles Mingus, Art Tatum
, Dexter Gordon) who favored the area.
Thanks to its riveting if deceptively understated musicality, The King Cole Trio became the model for folks like Art Tatum
, Oscar Peterson, Red Norvo and the Modern Jazz Quartet.
You will hear Glenn Gould (1932-1982) perform excerpts from Bach's Goldberg Variations just as he did in 1955; Art Tatum
(1909-1956) playing Too Marvelous for Words from a live 1955 party recording; and a 1926 performance of a Chopin prelude by French pianist Alfred Cortot (1877-1962).
So he is as keen to experiment with electronics as he is to bring an Art Tatum
influence into this music.
Encores have included Elton John, Billy Joel, Art Tatum
, Alexina Louie, Oscar Peterson and The Simpsons theme.
Peterson was born in Montreal, Canada, in 1925 and his guiding light was fellow pianist Art Tatum
Tyner claims that from the start, jazz pianists Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk and Art Tatum
Soundtrack choices likewise set the clock back, via operatic excerpts (Puccini, Rachmaninov, Korngold), cool jazz (Dizzy Gillespie, Art Tatum
, Thelonious Monk) and particular emphasis on the Jerome Kern songbook.