Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Live Performances, 1934-1956

Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Live Performances, 1934-1956

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Art Tatum

Live Performances, 1934-1956

Storyville 108 8603

Disc One - Art Tatum (solos) Cleveland, Ohio, February 27, 1934 (Tracks 1-5); New York City, August, 1938 (tracks 6-7) New York City, August, 1939 (track 8); Art Tatum Trio Tatum (pno) Tiny Grimes (gtr) Slam Stewart bs) Los Angeles, March 22, 1943 (tracks 9-13) Los Angeles, c. 1944 (track 14); Art Tatum with Les Paul Trio - Tatum (pno) Les Paul (gtr) Calvin Gooden (gtr) Clinton Nordquist (bs) Los Angeles, c. 1944 (tracls 15-20); Art Tatum Trio - Art Tatum (pno) Tiny Grimes (gtr)Slam Stewart (bs) Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 1944 - track 21)

Young and Healthy/Morning Noon and Night/When Day Is Done/Star Dust/Chinatown, My Chinatown/Body and Soul/Can't We Be Friends/I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues/Melody in F/Let Me Off Uptown/Tiny's Exercise/ Exactly Like You/Sweet Lorraine/I Know That You Know/ Ja-Da/Humoresque (solo)/It Had To Be You/I've Found A New Baby/Oh! Lady Be Good/Somebody Loves Me/ Exactly Like You TT: 73:52

Disc Two - Art Tatum Trio (same as track 21, disc one) (tracks 1-2) Art Tatum Trio - Tatum, Grimes, S. Stewart - New York City, May 21, 1944 (tracks 3-4) Art Tatum solos - New York City, July 5, 1944 (track 5) New York City, Autumn 1944 (track 6) New York City - date unknown - manufacturing date, Sept ember 18, 1944 (track 7); Art Tatum Trio - Tatum (pno) Remo Palmieri (gtr) Specs Powell (dms) New York City, December 29, 1944 (track 8) Art Tatum solo, New York City c. 1945 (tracks 9-10); Murray McEachern and his AFRS Orchestra - Gene LaFrenier, Bob Goodrich, Phil Candreva (tpts) Les Jenkins, Bob McReynolds, Ray Coniff (tbns) Murray McEachern (cl,tbn) Skeets Herfurt, Payton Laguere (as) Babe Russin (ts) Art Tatum (pno) Les Paul (gtr) Jud Denaut (bs) unknown (dms) Mel Tormé and the Mel Tones, Martin and Martha Stewart (vcls - tk 13 only) Hollywood, c. 1945 (tracks11-13) Art Tatum (pno) unknown (bs), October 23, 1945 (tracks 14-15) Art Tatum solos, NYC, October 26, 1945 (tracks 16-21)

Stormy Weather/Sweet Lorraine/Humoresque/I Know That You Know/Humoresque/Ain't Misbehavin'/Smoke Gets In Your Eyes/I Can't Give You Anything But Love/Danny Boy/How High The Moon/Begin The Beguine/Cherokee/ Down By The Old Mill Stream/Sweet Lorraine/How High The Moon/Gershwin Medley : The Man I Love - Summertime I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' - It Ain't Necessarily So;The Man I Love/She's Funny That Way/Lover/Body and Soul/I'm Beginning To See The Light/Nine Twenty Special TT: 77:27

Disc Three - All Art Tatum Solos - New York City, c. 1945 (track 1) Hollywood, January 21, 1946 (tracks 2-7) New York City, April 5, 1947 (track 8 & 10)) Los Angeles, c. 1948 (track 9) Toronto, Canada summer 1949 (tracks 11-21)

Stay As Sweet As You Are/Where Or When/Louise/Song Of The Vagabonds/Night and Day/Poor Butterfly/Indiana/Sweet Lorraine/Yesterdays/Smoke Gets In Your Eyes/Dialogue/The Very Thought Of You/Somebody Loves Me/The Continental/ I Cover The Waterfront/Don't Blame Me/Dardanella/The Very Thought Of You/Come Rain Or Come Shine/Someone To Watch Over Me/Valse In C# Minor, Opus 64, #2 TT: 74:03

Disc Four - Art Tatum with The Club Norman Orchestra - Bill Carter (tpt) Bill Povey (as) Johnny Ord (ts) Art Tatum (pno) Ned Clashine (acc.) Murray Lauder (bs) Don Hilton (dms) Wally Wickin (ldr,recorder) Toronto, November 1949 (tracks 1-5); Art Tatum solos - New York City, September 2, 1951 (track 6) New York City, c. 1950 (tracks 7-10) New York City, July, 1950 (tracks 11-18)

If I Had You/Night and Day/Fine and Dandy/Fine and Dandy/Fine and Dandy/Humoresque/Poor Butterfly/Willow Weep For Me/I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues/Taboo/ Gershwin Medley: The Man I Love - Summertime - I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' - It Ain't Necessarily So ; The Man I Love/I Know That You Know/Sweet Lorraine/Rosetta/A Ghost Of A Chance/ Hallelujah/Someone To Watch Over Me/Taboo TT: 67:01

Disc Five - Art Tatum Trio - Tatum (pno) Everett Barksdale (gtr) Slam Stewart (bs) New York City, c. …

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