The way it works: The orchestra plays a few selections of its own and I terminate the first part of the programme on piano, usually with a movement from a Mozart concerto.
I was born in London in 1919. I first went to America in 1946 for a three-month holiday. Then I came back, worked here for almost a year sold up my home and went back on immigration in 1947.
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I think in certain areas the demand is greater than it has ever been, and my business is better than it’s been in 30 years. The music business is so precarious, as you know-you’ve got to make it while you can make it, and that’s exactly what we’re doing.
I haven’t written an awful lot recently, but I think I probably will start again very shortly. Being so much on the road, when you have a couple of weeks off, you’re likely to avoid sitting at the piano, and taping, and giving yourself more work to do.
|Birth:||13th August, 1919|
|Death:||14th February, 2011|
Sir George Shearing was born in Battersea, London, England. He was a British-born American jazz musician and pianist who for many years led a popular jazz group that recorded for Discovery Records, MGM Records and Capitol Records. In 1947, he emigrated to the United States, where his harmonically complex style mixing swing, bop and modern classical influences gained popularity. His albums list shown below: Black Satin, On the Sunny Side of the Strip, The Shearing Touch, White Satin, Shearing Bossa Nova, Touch Me Softly, Old Gold and Ivory, Music to Hear, Continental Experience, Blues Alley Jazz, On a Clear Day, Live at the Café Carlyle, Grand Piano, Breakin' Out, Dexterity, and Piano.
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