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Am I Blue
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November 22, 1899 – December 27, 1981
Born in Bloomington, Indiana on November 22, 1899.
His tunes "Stardust", "Georgia on My Mind", "The Nearness of You", and "Heart and Soul", are four of the most-recorded American tunes of all time.
Here we have some rare footage of him playing piano - with Lauren Bacall.
Early in his life he met and played with Bix Beiderbecke who influenced his approach to music. Later, on a visit to Chicago, Beiderbecke introduced him to Louis Armstrong.
That's how we grow.