Music you’ve probably heard about but have never heard before!! These listening sessions share jazz on 78rpm record—the oldest and rarest records that capture truly high-quality sound. It’s like book club for jazz heads. Taught by jazz historian, pianist, and collector Tom Roberts and held on zoom.
This session focuses on Earl Hines, Pittsburgh-born jazz legend who was considered early in his career to be the father of jazz piano.
Host/Moderator :Pianist/ composer/ arranger/ historian/ writer Tom Roberts has been acclaimed as one of the foremost practitioners in the art of Harlem Stride Piano. He has been a frequent performer for Jazz in July at the 92nd St Y, The 6th annual Professor Longhair Society’s Piano Night at Tipitinas New Orleans LA, Carnegie Hall with The New York Pops Orchestra, The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, and The International Stride Piano Summit in Zurich Switzerland.