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Ultimate Art Tatum


  • 1. Tenderly
    2. I Cover the Waterfront
    3. Body and Soul
    4. Someone to Watch Over Me
    5. In a Sentimental Mood
    6. Yesterdays
    7. Willow Weep for Me
    8. Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away)
    9. Over the Rainbow
    10. I'll Never Be the Same
    11. Sweet Lorraine
    12. There Will Never Be Another You
    13. Without a Song
    14. Little Man (You've Had a Busy Day)
    15. Too Marvelous for Words
    16. Love for Sale
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 559877

  • Credits
    Producer
    Engineer

    Tracks selected by Hank Jones.
    Solo performer: Art Tatum (piano).
    Producer: Ray Heindorf.
    Compilation producer: Richard Seidel.
    Recorded on April 16, 1950 and July 3, 1955 in Beverly Hills, California. Includes liner notes by Hank Jones and Bob Blumenthal.
    This is part of the Verve Ultimate Series.
    Recording information: Beverly Hills, CA (04/16/1950/07/03/1955).
    Verve's Ultimate Art Tatum may not live up to its billing, but the budget-priced collection is nevertheless a terrific introductory sampler. Hank Jones selected the 16 tracks on the compilation and he also wrote the liner notes. He did an excellent job balancing acknowledged classics with choices that illustrate Tatum's range. Some listeners will undoubtedly find a favorite or two missing, but these 16 tracks -- including "Tenderly," "I Cover the Waterfront," "Someone to Watch Over Me," "Yesterdays," "Willow Weep for Me," "Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away)," "Sweet Lorraine," "There Will Never Be Another You," and "Too Marvelous for Words" -- capture the essence of Tatum's Verve recordings, which is enough to make this a worthwhile sampler. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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