01 Dec Tatum Blues…
Posted at 08:28h in Music
From the 1947 film “Fabulous Dorseys”. Art Tatum, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmie Dorsey, Charlie Barnet, George Van Eps, Ray Bauduc, Ziggy Elman.
“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 … Art Tatum’s recordings still have the ability to scare modern pianists.”
– Scott Yanow