TOLEDO STORIES: The Tatum Legacy
Thursday, March 3 at 8:32 p.m.
One of the greatest improvisers in jazz history, Toledo native Art Tatum also set the standard for technical dexterity with his classic 1933 recording of "Tea for Two."
Nearly blind, Tatum's artistic vision and ability made him an icon of jazz piano; a musician whose impact will be felt for generations to come. Tatum was mostly self-taught, but did receive some formal piano training at the Toledo School of Music.
This chapter of "Toledo Stories" shares the remarkable life of a jazz legend.