I would never think that I one day would be teaching some of the runs he was famous for! But, here I am. With a deep respect for the man!
So, what can you and me learn from listening to Art Tatum now in the modern days?
(About 100 years now since he was active)
Well: We can learn a lot!
He left us with something that was almost impossible to play, and something else that was fairly easy.
In this Art Tatum Jazz Piano Lesson I will cover some of what I think was acceptable (Not too hard to play).
I hope you agree if you take the time to practice some of these runs.
And the Art Tatum Jazz Piano Lesson is not for you who just starts out with Jazz Piano!
So here is the YouTube Movie For the Art Tatum Jazz Piano Lesson