Carmen Cavallaro On Piano Jazz
The tender style of Carmen Cavallaro (1913 – 1989), known as the "Poet of the Piano," created an ideal atmosphere for romantics worldwide. An outstanding pianist and a versatile performer, Cavallaro played everything from beguiling ballads to swinging jazz numbers and vibrant interpretations of Latin American melodies. He was Marian McPartland's guest shortly before he passed away in 1989. On this episode of Piano Jazz, Cavallaro solos on his own arrangement of a Cole Porter medley and joins McPartland for a piece entitled "Lover, Love Me Tonight."
Originally broadcast in the spring of 1989.
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