Erroll Garner Edit Profile
Educational public schools Professional piano debut, 1930. With radio program ensemble Candy Kids, KDKA, Pittsburgh. Accompanist dance orchestra, Pittsburgh.
Appeared Strand Theatre, New York City, 1946. Jazz recordings Columbia Records. Now recording for Octave Record Company, London Records.
Jazz musician Festival in Paris, 1949. Solo recital jazz Music Hall in Cleveland, 1950, concert Town Hall, New York City, 1950, Cleveland Symphony, 1957. On tour United States, 1958-1959.
Carnegie Hall Concert debut, 1959. Tours, soloist major symphony orchs. Composer for motion pictures.
Composer numerous compositions including Misty (title song film Play Misty for Me), Dreamy, Solitaire, Dreamstreet, That’s My Kick, Up In Erroll’s Room, Gaslight, Mood Island, Feeling Is Believing (best jazz piano album 1970 International Critics Poll of JAZZ and POP magazine), Gemini, Something Happens. Main themes for film A New Kind of Love, 1963.
Member A.S.C.A.P. Roman Catholic.
Man of Year award Variety Club, Pittsburgh, 1966. Album That’s My Kick chosen as best piano album International Critics Poll, Jazz and Pop Magazine, 1967. Key to numerous cities United States.