Art Tatum



Art Tatum

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1927 to 1956
Born
October 13, 1909 in Toledo
Died
November 5, 1956
Location
Toledo, Ohio, United States
Biography
Art Tatum (Arthur Tatum, Jr., October 13, 1909, Toledo, Ohio, USA - November 5, 1956, Los Angeles, California) was an American jazz pianist and virtuoso who played with phenomenal facility despite being nearly blind since birth. Tatum is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time. He was noted for the complexity and speed of his performances, which set a new standard for jazz piano virtuosity. Tatum drew inspiration from his contemporaries James P. Johnson and Fats Waller, and had a great influence on other famous jazz pianists, such as Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Chick Corea, and Oscar Peterson.
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Top Songs by Art Tatum


I Know That You Know - Redbook Stereo

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Collection

The Collection

Art Tatum September 1, 2014

15 Tracks

Swings

Swings

Art Tatum November 14, 2013

18 Tracks

Jazz Classics

Jazz Classics

Art Tatum September 17, 2013

40 Tracks

In Private

In Private

Art Tatum August 23, 2011

11 Tracks

Art Tatum - The Standard Transcriptions

Art Tatum - The Standard Transcriptions

Art Tatum April 1, 2011

50 Tracks

Body and Soul

Body and Soul

Art Tatum April 1, 2011

23 Tracks

Over the Rainbow

Over the Rainbow

Art Tatum April 1, 2011

21 Tracks

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