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
|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|
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.
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