Too marvellous for words : the life and genius of Art Tatum (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Too marvellous for words : the life and genius of Art Tatum

Author: James Lester
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Art Tatum was the greatest virtuoso performer in the history of jazz piano; his technique overwhelmed almost every jazz player who heard him and caused classical virtuosos to take notice.Through  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Art Tatum; Art Tatum
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Lester
ISBN: 0195096401 9780195096408 0195083652 9780195083651
OCLC Number: 846586990
Notes: Originally published: 1994.
Description: ix, 240 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Art Tatum.

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excitingly depicts the New York City jazz scene during the rise of be-bop and the enormously rich activity of the 1930s and '40s. * Publishers Weekly *

 
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