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29 news items

Helena Independent Record

Helena Independent Record
Fri, 15 May 2015 05:00:00 -0700

He began playing acoustic piano after hearing recordings from the 1920s and the 1930s by the legendary stride pianists Thomas “Fats” Waller and the late Teddy Wilson. In addition to working on stride piano, he also at this time came up with this own ...
 
Londonderry News
Thu, 14 May 2015 06:52:30 -0700

Inspired by R&B, jazz, blues and rock (especially the Doors), George began playing organ in 1967. In 1971 he switched to the acoustic piano after hearing recordings from the 1920s and the 1930s by the legendary stride pianists Thomas “Fats” Waller and ...

The Desert Sun

The Desert Sun
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:25:09 -0700

Basie, who died at age 79 in 1984, was one of Harlem's up-and-coming stride pianists of the 1920s. But he got stuck in Kansas City while on a 1927 tour of the TOBA vaudeville circuit for black entertainers with Gonzelle White and the Big Jazz Jamboree.

Toledo Blade

Toledo Blade
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 21:29:42 -0700

Ongoing celebrations of jazz piano great Art Tatum's birthday include a performance Wednesday by stride pianists Matt and Atla DeChamplain from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Toledo Club's Red Room. Presented by the Art Tatum Jazz Heritage Society, this event ...
 
Toledo Blade
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:31:21 -0700

15: Art Tatum Jazz Heritage Society presents Matt and Atla DeChamplain, stride pianists. OCT. 15-18: BGSU New Music and Art Festival. Moore Musical Arts Center, Wolfe Center. Paul Dresher, guest composer. Seminars, demonstrations, concerts ...
 
San Francisco Classical Voice
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 08:16:56 -0700

And it was really neat how some of the best stride pianists are in France or Italy, where you might not think there would be any. And among them, there in 2008, was Paolo Alderighi, your future husband. The organizers give you the program of who you're ...
 
The Conversation
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:00:20 -0700

Though Silver had been heavily influenced by early swing and stride pianists such as Art Tatum and Teddy Wilson, he was also influenced by beboppers such as Bud Powell. But his disconcertingly simple style of composition and melodic construction lends ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Fri, 23 May 2014 01:00:30 -0700

We see one of the great stride pianists Willie "the Lion" Smith, in his derby hat. He chomps and puffs on a cigar, and tells us how his music brings gospel and blues and field “shouts” together. Nowadays he'd have to leave that cigar behind, just to ...
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