Mary Lou Williams in New York City - the 1940's
[...] I heard that Erroll Garner was opening at a place on Fifty-second Street. I could hardly wait to hear him again[. … H]e was playing more than ever before, yet seemed to have got on a Tatum kick, playing fast runs and all.
I reminded Erroll of his own original manner of playing which I had admired so much when he was working in Pittsburgh. before very long I was glad to hear him back on his own style.
In those times, Garner made a habit of going over to Inez Cavanaugh's apartment, an inspiring spot for musicians, where Erroll used to play and compose all day. She… more >>
Nat Hentoff and Nat Shapiro, Hear Me Talkin' To Ya: The Classic Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It (London, 1992), p. 365. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435934197724 accessed: 27 January, 2023
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|jazz piano music||performed by Erroll Garner|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|