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Granz also recorded Tatum with a selection of other stars eleyy 7 more recording sessions, which led to 59 tracks being released. Tatum’s technique was marked by a calm physical demeanor and efficiency. Product details Original Leegy Date: Timing Is of the Essence: Black Music Research Journal. Tatum also displayed phenomenal independence of the hands and ambidexterity, which was particularly evident while improvising counterpoint. Bowling Green State University. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.
Archived from the original on June 29, In the ’40s, 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.
His was buried at Rosedale Cemetery in Los Angeles,  but was moved by his wife, Geraldine, to the Great Mausoleum of the Glendale Forest Lawn Cemetery in  so she could be buried next to him. This article possibly contains original research.
Musicologist Lewis Porter identifies three aspects of Tatum’s playing that a casual listener might miss: Dixieland Band Dixieland Band. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Using self-taught fingering, e,egy an array of two-fingered runs, he executed the pyrotechnics with meticulous accuracy and timing. His headstone was left at Rosedale to commemorate where he was first laid to rest.
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Gene Lees conducted a similar poll thirty years later, and again Tatum dominated the results. As quoted in the liner notes to the reissue of Capitol CDP 7 2. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Tatum and Ruby divorced early in When Tatum walked into a club where Fats Waller was playing, Waller stepped away from the piano to make way for him, announcing, “I only play the piano, but tonight God is in the house.
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Retrieved December 26, Pianist Jay McShannnot known for showering compliments on his rivals, said “Art could really play the blues.
Pianist Teddy Wilson observed, “If you put a piano in a room, just a bare piano. The Art Commission of Toledo. Add to Wish List.