Album · 2008 · 16 Songs. Piano Cocktail Classics. Dave Brubeck's Greatest Hits.
Vote up the greatest jazz musicians who play piano. Imagine dancing to the sound of smooth, vibrant jazz music with a pianist pounding on the keys with all his might accompanied by a cello, trumpet, and trombone. The sound is unique and your feet start to move. When jazz music grew to popularity, there hadn't been anything like it before – it became the iconic sound of an era and is still popular today
With just two hands, he produced a force equal to an entire rhythm section. Any jazz novice’s listening experience should begin with the burning Tiger Rag, which showcases his impeccable stride technique and advanced improvisational ideas that were far ahead of his time. Artist: Mary Lou Williams Release Year: 1945. Personnel: Mary Lou Williams (piano), Al Lucas (bass), Jack Parker (drums).
Masters of Class Jazz: The Piano Cover Art by Rick Tuttle. We live in a digitized world. The tech march is ongoing and consumers sit at the edges of their seats, ready to jump at the next innovation. This digital addiction may make our lives easier, and tasks faster, but do we still have the same pleasantries we once had, say in the 60s? For instance, does anyone miss the sound of vinyl crackling through a record player? We’ve made the transition from 10 albums through CDs to MP3s . We’ve put together a gallery of some of the best Jazz album covers (something you may not have seen in a while). Maybe today’s musicians should take note.
Jazz piano is a collective term for the techniques pianists use when playing jazz. The piano has been an integral part of the jazz idiom since its inception, in both solo and ensemble settings. Its role is multifaceted due largely to the instrument's combined melodic and harmonic capabilities. For this reason it is an important tool of jazz musicians and composers for teaching and learning jazz theory and set arrangement, regardless of their main instrument
|A1||–Art Tatum||Tea for Two|
|A2||–Art Tatum||Sophisticated Lady|
|A3||–Art Tatum||Tiger Rag|
|A4||–James Price Johnson||Riffs|
|A5||–James Price Johnson||Feelin' Blue|
|A5||–James Price Johnson||After Tonight|
|B1||–Earl Hines||Down Among the Sheltering Palms|
|B2||–Earl Hines||A Monday Date|
|B3||–Earl Hines||I Ain't Got Nobody|
|B4||–Joe Sullivan||Can't We Get Together|
|B5||–Joe Sullivan||There'll Come A Time When You'll Need Me|
NotesA product of CBS.
|LN 3295||Various||The Art of Jazz Piano (LP)||Epic||LN 3295||US||Unknown|