Art Tatum

The Art Tatum-Ben Webster Quartet album review

Artist: Art Tatum & Ben Webster Year: 1958 Genre: Stride Grade: A Taken by itself, Art Tatum’s classically-inspired piano playing is somewhat emotionless. It’s a tad too technical. You might even call his music imposing. Oscar Peterson professed that “Tatum scared me to death.” He didn’t touch a piano for weeks after first hearing “Tiger Rag” […]

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