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Erroll Garner

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Biography

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One of the most distinctive of all pianists, Erroll Garner proved that it was possible to be a sophisticated player without knowing how to read music, that a creative jazz musician can be very popular without watering down his music, and that it is possible to remain an enthusiastic player without changing one's style once it is formed. A brilliant virtuoso who sounded unlike anyone else, on medium tempo pieces, Erroll Garner often stated the beat with his left hand like a rhythm guitar while his right played chords slightly behind the beat, creating a memorable effect. His playful free-form introductions (which forced his sidemen to really listen), his ability to play stunning runs without once glancing at the keyboard, his grunting, and the pure joy that he displayed while performing were also part of the Erroll Garner magic.

Garner, whose older brother Linton was also a fine pianist, appeared on the radio with the Kan-D-Kids at the age of ten. After working locally in Pittsburgh, he moved to New York in 1944 and worked with Slam Stewart's trio during 1944-1945 before going out on his own. By 1946, Garner had his sound together, and when he backed Charlie Parker on his famous Cool Blues session of 1947, the pianist was already an obvious giant. His unclassifiable style had an orchestral approach straight from the swing era but was open to the innovations of bop. From the early '50s on, Garner's accessible style became very popular and he never seemed to have an off day up until his forced retirement (due to illness) in early 1975. His composition "Misty" became a standard. Garner, who had the ability to sit at the piano without prior planning and record three albums in one day (all colorful first takes), made many records throughout his career for such companies as Savoy, Mercury, RCA, Dial, Columbia, EmArcy, ABC-Paramount, MGM, Reprise, and his own Octave label.

Title: Contrasts

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz

Title: Erroll Garner

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz, Bop

Title: 25 Standards

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz

Title: Gaslight

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz, Pop

Title: Poor Butterfly

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz

Title: Hall Of Fame (CD5)

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz

Title: Elf

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Funk

Title: The Man I Love

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz, Bop

Title: Afternoon of an Elf

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz, Bop

Title: Serenade In Blue

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz, Bop

Title: Waterfall

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz

Title: Somebody Loves Me

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz

Title: Live

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz, Dancefloor, Dance Pop, Bop

Title: Dance Club

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz

Title: Rosetta Vol 2

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz, Bop

Title: Hello Santa

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz

Title: Ready Take One

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz

Title: Endless Horizon

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz

Title: Hall Of Fame (CD1)

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz

Title: Only Because

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz

Title: Compact Jazz

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz, Bop

Title: Moonglow

Artist: Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz, Rock, Bop

Collections

Title: Jazz and Lounge

Genre: Jazz

Title: I Like Jazz, Vol. 2

Genre: Jazz

Title: Pop Goes Jazz 3

Genre: Jazz

Title: Hot Pianos

Genre: Jazz

Title: Cool Jazz 2

Genre: Jazz

Title: American Jazz Piano

Genre: Jazz

Title: Learning Jazz Piano

Genre: Jazz

Title: Jazz Gershwin

Genre: Jazz

Title: Jazz for Serenity

Genre: Jazz

Title: Discover Jazz Piano

Genre: Jazz

Title: Jazz Legends

Genre: Jazz

Title: A Visit to Jazzland

Genre: Jazz

Title: Jazz Music Legends

Genre: Jazz

Title: Jazz Music Legends

Genre: Jazz

Title: Top 20 Jazz Piano

Genre: Jazz

Featuring albums

Title: The Very Best Of

Artist: Johnny Hartman

Genre: Jazz

Title: Movie Music

Artist: Allen Woody

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Title: Laura

Artist: Woody Herman Erroll Garner

Genre: Jazz

Title: Separate Keyboards

Artist: Billy Taylor

Genre: Jazz

Title: The Gatsby Era

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Jazz

Title: Jazz for Weddings

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Jazz

Title: Lucebert

Artist: Flex Bent Braam

Genre: Jazz, Bop

Title: Timme's Treasures

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Jazz

Title: Big Easy Jazz

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Jazz

Title: Tremendous Jazz

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Jazz

Title: 40's Jazz

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Jazz

Title: Autumn Piano Jazz

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Jazz

Title: Jazz and Love

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Jazz

Title: Piano Jazz

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Jazz

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