Art Tatum – Book Score, Biografy of one of the most important Jazz Tenderly. Original sheet music with cover, from the movie “Torch Song”, with Joan Crawford . Watch the video for Tenderly from Art Tatum’s The Complete Pablo Solo Masterpieces for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Tenderly. By Art Tatum. • 1 song, Play on Spotify. 1. Tenderly The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces, Vol. Listen to Art Tatum in full in the Spotify app.

Author: Tygojin Dasar
Country: Reunion
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Art
Published (Last): 21 June 2011
Pages: 37
PDF File Size: 7.99 Mb
ePub File Size: 14.43 Mb
ISBN: 842-3-86619-333-6
Downloads: 41948
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Zulugore

Drummer Jo Jones, who recorded a trio session with Tatum and bassist Red Callender is quoted as quipping, “I didn’t even play on that session He’ll make them want to go home and burn their instruments.

Critic Scott Yanow wrote, “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 That’s where his genius is.

Inhe returned to New York where he appeared at clubs tenferly played on national radio programs.

More by Art Tatum

James Earl Jones’ character Will Cleveland introduced these works to young Ephram, who was an aspiring pianist, in the second season episode “Three Miners From Everwood”. Suggested tracks tafum imusic. Perhaps believing there was a limited audience for solo piano, Tatum formed a trio in with guitarist Tiny Grimes and bassist Slam Stewart, whose perfect pitch enabled him to follow Tatum’s excursions. He’s the guy I put on when I want to feel really small laughs.

Art Tatum – Tenderly

Tatum played chords with a relatively flat-fingered technique compared to the curvature taught in classical training. He recorded his first four solo sides on the Brunswick label in March, If you speak of pianists, the most complete pianist that we have known and possibly will know, from what I’ve heard to date, is Art Tatum.

  ASTM D4151 PDF

You couldn’t pick out what he was doing because his fingers were so smooth and soft, and the way he did it — it was like camouflage. InTatum moved to the Columbus School for the Blind, where he studied music and learned braille. My mother left the room. When jazz pianist Stanley Cowell was growing up in Toledo, his father prevailed upon Tatum to play piano at the Cowell home.

He worked some of the upper extensions of chords into his lines, a practice which was further developed by Bud Powell and Charlie Parker, which in turn was an influence on the development of ‘modern jazz’.

Hank Jones said, “When I finally met him and got a chance to hear him play in person, it seemed as if he wasn’t really exerting much effort, he had an effortless way of playing.

By the age of 19, Tatum was playing at the local Waiters’ and Bellmens’ Club.

He also recorded memorable group sessions for Norman Granz in the mids. I’ll Never Be The Same.

Art Tatum – Tenderly – KKBOX

In A Sentimental Mood. Tatum posthumously received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in Tatum identified Waller as his main influence, but according to pianist Teddy Wilson and saxophonist Eddie Barefield, “Art Tatum’s favorite jazz piano player was Earl Hines. Nevertheless, transcriptions of Tatum are popular and are often practiced assiduously. If I did, I’d throw up my hands and give up! As word of Tatum spread, national performers passing through Toledo, including Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Joe Turner and Fletcher Henderson, would make it a point to drop in to hear the piano phenomenon.


Dave Brubeck observed, “I don’t think there’s any more chance of another Tatum turning up than another Mozart. He sometimes improvised lines that presaged bebop and later jazz genres, although generally not venturing far from the original melodic line.

Two years later Tatum won Esquire Magazine’s first jazz popularity poll. tenderky

If you don’t like his tfnderly, you should be listening to someone else. Perhaps because Tatum believed there was a limited audience for solo piano, he formed a trio in with guitarist Tiny Grimes and bassist Slam Stewart, whose perfect pitch enabled him to follow Tatum’s excursions.

In addition to using major and minor seconds, dissonance was inherent in the complex chords that Tatum frequently zrt. When Charles enters a nightclub he remarks, “Are my ears deceiving me or is that Art Tatum?

Art Tatum-Tenderly – Videos, Songs, Discography, Lyrics

Tatum demonstrated remarkable memory when he recorded 68 solo tracks for Norman Granz in two days, all but three of the tracks yatum one take. Parker once said, “I wish I could play like Tatum’s right hand! Although only a small amount of film showing Tatum playing exists today, several minutes of professionally-shot archival footage can be found in Martin Scorsese’s documentary The Blues.