Yearly Archives: 2012

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli

Arturo Michelangeli

Jan 5, 1920 – June 12, 1995 Born – Brescia, Italy Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, one of the greatest Italian pianists, began his first musical studies on the violin, before switching to the piano. He studied at the Milan Conservatory where

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Artur Schnabel

Artur Schnabel

April 17, 1882 – August 15, 1951 Born – Lipnik, Moravia Artur Schnabel enjoyed a very successful career as a concert pianist, teacher, and composer. As a pianist, Schnabel departed from the Romanticist tradition of playing to pursue his ideals

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Artur Rubinstein

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Jan 28, 1887 – Dec 20, 1982 Born – Poland Artur RubinsteinArtur Rubinstein’s career as a concert pianist lasted for more than 80 years. Throughout his career he performed both as a soloist and chamber musician, most notably with “The

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Anton Rubinstein

Anton Rubinstein

November 28, 1830 – November 20, 1894 Born – Russia Nicknamed “Van II” (the heir to Beethoven) by Liszt, the “Michelangelo of Music” by Hans Von Bulow, and the “Hercules of the Piano” by Ludwig Rellstab, and the “Spiritual Father”

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Annie Fisher

Annie Fischer

July 5, 1914 – April 10, 1995 Born – Hungary, Budapest Annie Fischer was a child prodigy, making her debut at the age of 10. She studied piano at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest, with Ernst von Dohnanyi. At

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Alfred Cortot

Alfred Cortot

Sept 16, 1877 – June 15, 1962) Born – Nyon, Switzerland Renowned for his Romantic interpretations, particularly of Chopin, Cortot was hailed as one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century. Cortot studied at the Paris Conservatory with Emile

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Charlie Parker Play-alongs part 1

If you are a jazz instrumentalist working with the Charlie Parker Ominbook, here are some play-along tracks that I made that I found helpful in working through the solo’s. Each zip file contains a rhythm section track at three different

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Essential Jazz Recordings

If you are just starting a collection of jazz recordings it can be overwhelming. This list represents some of my all time favorites and a good shopping list to start your collection with. Essential Jazz Recording List

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Welcome to MyJazzPlace

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Thanks for visiting my website. Hopefully you find some useful stuff here.

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