Garner, Erroll

Jazz pianist, composed standard “Misty”

Price: $110.00

Description:
(1921-1977) American jazz pianist and composer known for his swing playing and ballads. His best-known composition, ballad "Misty", has become a jazz standard. Began playing piano at 3, a self-taught "ear player" who never learned to read music. In 1947 played with Charlie Parker on the famous "Cool Blues" session. Only 5’2”, he usually performed sitting on multiple telephone directories. SP, 10 x 8 b&w portrait at piano seated on bench with riser, signed with sentiment at lower left corner in black marker.

Condition: Very good
Type:Photograph






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