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New Jersey Stage

New Jersey Stage
Wed, 19 Aug 2015 17:22:30 -0700

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 late Teddy Wilson. In addition to working on stride piano, he also came up with this own style ...
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 13:48:35 -0700

The prime stride pianists Dick Hyman and Mike Lipskin return to Piedmont Piano Co. on July 26, playing the music of Fats Waller, Duke Ellington and other Harlem masters, in solos and duets. For more information, go to www.piedmontpiano.com.

The Desert Sun

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

Rarely has being stranded in a strange city with no money worked out as well as it did for Bill "Count" Basie. 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 ...
Wall Street Journal
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:07:30 -0700

The pianist, who is 39, has been influenced in roughly equal measure by jazz greats Thelonious Monk, Jaki Byard and Andrew Hill, each of whom owes a stylistic debt to the stride pianists of the Harlem Renaissance. These musicians' influence on Mr.

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 ...
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 ...

Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune
Thu, 16 Jan 2014 07:30:43 -0800

In essence, stride pianists rapidly alternate between bass octaves and chords in the left hand and various figurations in the right, creating the sonic illusion of three or more palms at work at once. It's a style that's extraordinarily difficult to ...
Toledo Blade
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:30:00 -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 ...

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