Art Tatum Performs “Tiger Rag”

Art Tatum was a jazz pianist who began losing his vision at an early age and was nearly blind for most of his life, and yet became famous for his exceptional quickness of finger as demonstrated in his performance of this popular jazz piece. For additional information on Tatum and interviews with those who knew him, check out NPR’s Jazz Profiles: http://www.npr.org/programs/jazzprofiles/archive/tatum.html

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