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Herbie Hancock described Tatum’s unique tone as “majestic” and devoted some time to unlocking this sound and to noting Tatum’s harmonic arsenal. Tatum was said to be more spontaneous and creative in those free-form nocturnal sessions than in his scheduled performances.

Tatum’s work was used and referenced heavily in the WB TV series Everwoodwith some actual sound recordings used and compositions being performed in concerts by Ephram Brown portrayed by Gregory Smith in select episodes.

Tatum’s unique sound was attributable to his harmonic inventiveness as well as technical prowess. It means “the smallest perceptual time unit in music” and is a tribute to Tatum’s pianistic velocity.

The following year he embarked on the Queen Mary for England where he toured, playing for three months at Ciro’s Club owned by bandleader Ambrose.

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This technique casts a familiar theme in a fresh light and gives the music an unexpected quality. Using computer equipment coupled with a high-resolution player piano, they created re-performances of Tatum’s first four commercial tracks, from March 21,and the nine tracks from the April 2, live concert at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium.


Total Yearly Monthly Tqtum. Sony recorded these anew in the same venue, in front of a live audience.

And he showed me how to keep my fingers flat on the keys to get that clean tone. He didn’t make a big show of moving tatim and waving his hands and going through all sorts of physical gyrations to produce the music that he produced, so that in itself is amazing.

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Someone To Watch Over Me. Although recording opportunities were somewhat intermittent for most of his career due tenverly his solo style, he left copious recordings. InTatum moved to the Columbus School for the Blind, where he tenderky music and learned tautm.

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 He used to buy all of Earl’s records and would improvise on them. 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 Although Bud Powell was of the bebop movement, his prolific and exciting style showed Tatum influence.

Nevertheless, transcriptions of Tatum are popular and are often practiced assiduously.

Portrait Cd8 – Elegy. A child prodigy with perfect pitch, Tatum learned to play by ear, picking out church hymns by the age of three, learning tunes from the radio and copying piano roll recordings his mother owned.


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

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His execution was all the more remarkable considering that he drank prodigious amounts of alcohol when performing, yet his recordings are never fatum. He seldom played in a simplified way, preferring interpretations that displayed his great technique and clever harmonizations.

But he got his ideas from Earl’s style of playing – but Earl never knew that.

Evidence of this can be found in the set entitled 20th Century Piano Genius which consists of 40 tunes recorded at private parties at the home of Hollywood music director Ray Heindorf in and Tatum played chords with a relatively flat-fingered technique compared to the curvature taught in classical training.

These 13 tracks are on the album, Piano Starts Here: His father, Arthur Tatum, Sr. Critic Gunther Schuller declared, “On one point there is universal agreement: Johnson, reminiscing about Tatum’s debut afterward, simply said, “When Tatum played Tea For Two that night I guess that was the first time I ever heard it really played.

If you don’t like his ornament, you should be listening to someone else.