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Erroll Garner

Erroll Louis Garner (June 15, 1921 – January 2, 1977) was an American jazz pianist and composer known for his swing playing and ballads. His best-known composition, the ballad "Misty", has become a jazz standard. Scott Yanow of Allmusic calls him "one of the most distinctive of all pianists" and a "brilliant virtuoso." He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6363 Hollywood Blvd.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 15th, 1921 (Pittsburgh), Died January 2nd, 1977 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Signature SRC 114 10-in. 3/9/1945 Sweet Lorraine Erroll Garner instrumentalist, piano  
Signature SRC 115 10-in. 3/9/1945 Yesterdays Erroll Garner instrumentalist, piano  
Signature SRC 116 10-in. 3/9/1945 Loot to boot Erroll Garner instrumentalist, piano  
Signature SRC 117 10-in. 3/9/1945 Gaslight Erroll Garner instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Garner, Erroll," accessed July 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103205.

Garner, Erroll. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103205.

"Garner, Erroll." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103205

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