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Google 9/20/2018 8:28:31 PM

Kent Stage presents 'An Evening with George Winston' - Canton Repository


Canton Repository

Kent Stage presents 'An Evening with George Winston'
Canton Repository
In 1971, he switched to the acoustic piano after hearing recordings from the 1920s and the 1930s by the legendary stride pianists Thomas “FatsWaller and the late Teddy Wilson. In addition to working on stride piano, he also at this time came up with ...

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Google 9/20/2018 4:32:04 PM

5 Original Albums - Jimmy Smith - RTE.ie


RTE.ie

5 Original Albums - Jimmy Smith
RTE.ie
Jimmy Smith reinvented the Hammond organ in the 1950s and 1960s and his Blue Note sessions from 1956 to 1963 drove the increasing popularity of the instrument in jazz ensembles thereafter. Smith drew all the possibilities from the instrument, exploring ...

Google 9/20/2018 10:28:29 AM

9 Fun Activities to Check Out in Westchester This Week - Westchester Magazine


Westchester Magazine

9 Fun Activities to Check Out in Westchester This Week
Westchester Magazine
... Demme's longtime friend and colleague. Lumet will be on hand for a Q&A session following the first film in the series, Stormy Weather, starring Lena Horne, Bojangles Robinson, Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, and more great African-American performers of ...

Google 9/18/2018 5:49:55 PM

Concert review | Aaron Diehl: Pianist's performance displays jazz history - The Columbus Dispatch


The Columbus Dispatch

Concert review | Aaron Diehl: Pianist's performance displays jazz history
The Columbus Dispatch
Highlights from the collection included “Struttin' On A Summer Day,” for Earl Hines, which featured a few marvelous musical asides; “Irish Stride,” for Fats Waller with its sly humor and joviality; the short “Ocean Languor,” for Duke Ellington, which ...

Google 9/17/2018 10:44:11 AM

Bob James Trio: Espresso — intricate structures - Financial Times


Financial Times

Bob James Trio: Espresso — intricate structures
Financial Times
This CD, the American's first studio recording for 12 years as a leader, finds him returning to the piano trio format of his 1962 recording debut. There's a nippy reading of Fats Waller's “Ain't Misbehavin' ” featuring twiddles, riffs and a clearly ...

Google 9/14/2018 3:53:00 PM

An Interview With Pianist Daniel Souvigny - The Syncopated Times


The Syncopated Times

An Interview With Pianist Daniel Souvigny
The Syncopated Times
I first encountered 15-year-old pianist Daniel Souvigny at last year's Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival in Sedalia, MO. I saw him again a few months later at the Central Pennsylvania Ragtime and American Music Festival. As one of the up-and-coming stars ...

Google 9/13/2018 4:46:15 PM

Alan Menken's magical music powers 'Aladdin' - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)


Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Alan Menken's magical music powers 'Aladdin'
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
I grew up loving Fats Waller, so I said how about a Fats Waller kind of hook? And we went to that place and it just worked. The idea of Robin (Williams, for the film) was brought up and the opportunity to have him was incredible. Robin really learned ...

Google 9/11/2018 6:22:46 PM

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