The JAZZ PIONEERS ROOM – ERROLL GARNER & FRIENDS


ERROLL GARNER – Jazz pianist, was born on June 15, 1921, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Garner was influenced by Fats Waller and was entirely self-taught. He spelled Art Tatum in the latter’s trio in 1945 and subsequently formed his own three-piece group, achieving commercial success with Concert by the Sea (1958), which has been credited as one of the best-selling albums in the history of jazz. Garner’s best-known composition is “Misty.” He died on January 2, 1977, in Los Angeles, California.

Garner, Tatum and Count Basie
Art Tatum , Erroll Garner and Count Basie
Errol Garner  with masters  Art Tatum with Boogie Woogie masters Meade Lux Lewis and  Daddy Ammons
Erroll Garner, Art Tatum with Boogie Woogie masters Meade Lux Lewis and Albert “Daddy” Ammons
Erroll  Garner 1
ERROLL GARNER with ART TATUM
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Media Consultant, Digital Marketing and Promotions/Branding Strategies MFA- Theater Arts-Directing/Production Columbia University New York BS degree -Theater Arts/Communications Cal State Univ. Dom. Hills Post-grad education: USC- Film & New Media Live in So. California, grew up in Los Angeles

2 thoughts on “The JAZZ PIONEERS ROOM – ERROLL GARNER & FRIENDS”

  1. Thanks for sharing! Indeed a name which, as far as I can see, tends to get forgotten a bit these days. I don’t know “Concert by the sea”, is it good (besides having been a commercial success)?

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