Art Tatum / Roy Eldridge / John Simmons / Alvin Stoller - The Tatum Group Masterpieces mp3 album
Biography by Scott Yanow. The Art Tatum-Roy Eldridge-Alvin Stoller Trio.
The Tatum Group Masterpieces, Volume Eight is an album by pianist Art Tatum and tenor saxophonist Ben Webster, with Red Callender on double bass and Bill Douglass on drums. The 1956 session was originally released in 1958 on Verve Records album produced by Norman Granz as The Art Tatum - Ben Webster Quartet, but Granz re-acquired the masters in the 1970s after the album was allowed to go out of print
referencing The Tatum Group Masterpieces, LP, Comp, 2310 734. My copy has side B pressed on both sides. Not sure if it's widespread or not.
The second of eight CDs teaming the amazing pianist with a variety of his contemporaries finds Tatum sharing the stage with trumpeter Roy Eldridge, bassist John Simmons and drummer Alvin Stoller. Eldridge, normally a very combative player, knows better than to directly challenge Tatum and instead is surprisingly restrained and muted on this enjoyable set of swing standards.
This album has an average beat per minute of 111 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 81/142 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist The Art Tatum - Roy Eldridge - Alvin Stoller - John Simmons Quartet. Recent albums by Art Tatum. The Art Tatum, Lionel Hampton, Buddy Rich Trio. The Tatum Group Masterpieces.
The Lionel Hampton Art Tatum Buddy Rich Trio. The Lionel Hampton Art Tatum Buddy Rich Trio is a 1955 album by Lionel Hampton, Art Tatum and Buddy Rich for Norman Granz' Clef Records. The album has been re-issued on Verve as Tatum Hampton Rich and by Pablo as The Tatum Hampton Rich Trio and as Volume three of Pablo's series, The Tatum Group Masterpieces.