Erroll Garner (Piano)
Born: 15th June 1921, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S
Died: 2nd January 1977, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Artist's website: https://www.errollgarner.com/
Erroll Louis Garner 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.
Further Reading: Erroll Garner
Erroll Garner's Concert by the Sea is a hardy perennial that became one of the best selling jazz albums of all time. An expanded edition was issued in 2015, finally allowing us to savour in full that magical September evening in 1955 at the Sunset School, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.