Art Tatum – Where or When

Thanks to bluesinorbit for the You Tube

Where or When was composed and written by Rogers and Hart originally for the musical Babes in Arms. This version was recorded by Art Tatum for Norman Granz in 1953. I have it on the Art Tatum Pablo Solo Masterpieces Vol 3 track 2 on Compact Disc. Listening to the Tatum repertoire, I realize that he was the first one to put together a definitive Great American Song Book.   His Solo Masterpieces reissued on Pablo are the Great American Song Book.

About Richard Rollo

I am a retired Community College Instructor. I taught Political Science 1 American Government for 22 years in Southern California. I am originally from Northern Minnesota. My earliest years were spent in the living quarters of a rural Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific Railway Depot. Then my family joined the great 1950's migration to Southern California where I joined up with fellow baby boomers in overcrowded schools.
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