Speaking of jazz piano, fans may be unaware that videos of Art Tatum
in action exist and that the piano master also appeared in a couple of movies. There's also tape of Tatum's voice, which turns a name on a record label into a warm and charming guy...Here's
Tatum at New York's 3 Deuces, at 72 W. 52nd St.... Here's
Tatum playing Yesterdays
Tatum in The Fabulous Dorseys
. The personnel can be seen in the first few seconds of the clip... Here's
This story appears courtesy of JazzWax by Marc Myers.
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