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  1. Other works include 's Long Ago and Far Away, 's Erroll Garner at the Piano with Wyatt Ruther and Fats Heard, 's The Most Happy Piano, 's Feeling Is Believing and 's Magician, which see Garner perform a number of classic standards. Often the trio was expanded to .
  2. Aug 08,  · Erroll Louis Garner (June 15, -- January 2, ) was an American jazz pianist and composer known for his swing playing and ballads. His best-known composition, the ballad "Misty", has become a jazz standard. Scott Yanow of Allmusic calls him "one of the most distinctive of all pianists" and a "brilliant virtuoso".
  3. “ Erroll Garner personifies the joy of fearless virtuosity and exploration. His playing celebrated the greatest swinging big bands through an innovative and impossible pianism. His playing celebrated the greatest swinging big bands through an innovative and impossible pianism.
  4. Aug 27,  · When Geri Allen first contacted Christian Sands about performing the music of Erroll Garner in a tribute to Concert by the Sea at the Monterey Jazz Festival in , Sands didn’t know a lot about the pianist other than his influence. “I knew his playing, I knew the comping thing,” he says, sitting backstage at the Newport Jazz Festival after a performance paying tribute to Garner.
  5. Aug 25,  · Erroll Louis Garner (June 15, -- January 2, ) was an American jazz pianist and composer known for his swing playing and ballads. His best-known composition, the ballad "Misty.
  6. On November 7th, , Erroll Garner recorded a midnight performance at the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. In , the recording was restored and remastered as “Nightconcert”. Today, we are excited to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Nightconcert performance with a special vinyl and CD giveaway! Read More.
  7. Erroll Garner's “unprogrammed” programs have become highlights of the concert circuit throughout the world. His extemporizations have left audiences of all tastes, ages, backgrounds and listening experience cheering for more.
  8. Nov 22,  · “The Erroll Garner story is an important one,” says UCLA history professor and author Robin D.G. Kelley. “The context is the ‘50s at the height of Garner’s power. He was winning DownBeat.

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