Who appreciates – and understands – Chopin the most?
The proof is in the pudding.
Reading is one thing. Playing the spirit is another.
How many classical pianists could hold their own in Chopin’s salon?
Here’s four jazz musicians who would have been welcome guests.
James Booker in Leipzig
Erroll Garner “Chopin Impressions”
A little “Bud on Bach”. Bud Powell.
– Ken McCarthy
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