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Art Tatum was widely acknowledged as one of the greatest jazz pianists of all times. Tatum, a child prodigy, was leagally blind; he learned to play by ear.  He developed a unique playing style that utilized the entire keyboard.  His technique, harmony, and improvisational style extended the limits of what was possible in jazz piano.  He greatly influenced later jazz greats such as Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, Oscar Peterson, an Bill Evans.

Art Tatum was born Oct. 1909 in Toledo, Ohio and despite being blind in one eye and only partially sighted in the other he became arguably the greatest jazz piano player who ever lived.

Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson plays his crazy (jazz) version of the flight of the bumblebee, originaly written by Rimsky-Korsakov.