Skip to main content Skip to footer

 Art Tatum - Art Tatum - Ben Webster Quartet, The

  • Write a Review

Release Date:02/17/2015;Notes:The great pianist Art Tatum was pretty much a solo act his entire career-his rich, ornate style rarely meshing with ano...Click To Read More About This Product

In Stock & Ready to Ship
This item ships directly from our vendor and may take additional processing time
Gold Coverage: (What’s This?)
    Warranty Options

  • Shipping (48 Contigous U.S. States)
    FREE WITH FIRST CHAIR REWARDS
  • Your Price :
    $16.99
Add to Cart
SKU 
K65374000000000
Add to Wish List

Earn up to 85 reward points.

Release Date:02/17/2015;Notes:The great pianist Art Tatum was pretty much a solo act his entire career-his rich, ornate style rarely meshing with another soloist's contributions. Which makes the 1956 recordings he did with tenor saxophonist Ben Webster at the end of his life (Tatum died a mere month after these sessions) all the more precious. On the face of it, Tatum's fulsome, baroque approach and Webster's blues-inflected, slurry lyricism would seem to be especially incompatible. The audible results definitely refute any such notion however. Like two master vaudevillians, the two swing veterans perform their musical turns expertly in tandem, with Webster's breathy, conversational lines leaving plenty of room for Tatum's filigrees and signature arpeggios. And there is absolutely no hint that the pianist was nearing his end. His piano tone is lush, his attack on point, and his inexhaustible harmonic invention raises this far above a typical jazz all-star session. The Essential Jazz Classics reissue adds five Tatum solo pieces to the original seven songs recorded with Webster.;Track List:1. All the Things You Are;2. Gone With the Wind;3. Have You Met Miss Jones?;4. Night and Day;5. Where Or When;6. My Ideal;7. My One and Only Love


This oversized item has special shipping requirements

Restrictions

Reviews
Questions & Answers View All
Loading....
Questions & Answers

© Woodwind & Brasswind. All rights reserved.     Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Statement

Bizrate reviews (opens in new window)
You are changing the Ship-To country.

Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.