The Joy of a Genius
NPR prolifes one of my favorite jazz pianists, Erroll Garner:
Perhaps best known as the composer of “Misty,” Erroll Garner was also one of the most original, intuitive and exciting pianists to emerge during the modern jazz era. Garner’s significance as a major jazz innovator easily rivals his status as a successful composer. His approach to melody, harmony, and especially rhythm were fresh and inventive.
Listen to the entire program here.