HERMAN CHITTISON

Stride Piano • United States
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A very talented stride pianist whose great technique in his early days sometimes dominated his style (it was more in balance by the late '30s), Herman Chittison started out with Zack Whyte's Chocolate Beau Brummels (1928-1931), a superior territory band. He recorded with Clarence Williams, and in 1934 traveled to Europe with Willie Lewis' band. Chittison was featured on Louis Armstrong's European tour that year (he can be seen on film playing three numbers with Satch in Scandinavia) and recorded a series of piano solos. When he left Lewis in 1938, Chittison took some of the other sidemen to Egypt, where they played for two years before returning to the U.S. in 1941. After working with Mildred Bailey in 1941, Chittison led his trio in New York for most of the remainder of his life, appearing regularly on a radio series for nine years; recording on an irregular basis for read more...
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The Chronological Classics: Herman Chittison 1933-1941The Chronological Classics: Herman Chittison 1933-1941
Classics Records 1996
$33.33
$17.78 (used)
Herman Chittison: The Chronological Classics, 1944-1945Herman Chittison: The Chronological Classics, 1944-1945
Classics 1999
$22.98
$12.98 (used)
Chittison: P. S. With LoveChittison: P. S. With Love
Iajrc Records 2000
$7.20
$7.99 (used)
Classics 1945 - 1950 by Herman Chittison (2003-12-22)Classics 1945 - 1950 by Herman Chittison (2003-12-22)
Classics (2003-12-22)
$55.30 (used)
Chittison, herman 1933-41 Mainstream JazzChittison, herman 1933-41 Mainstream Jazz
Records
$37.60
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HERMAN CHITTISON Keyboard Capers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Keyboard Capers
Stride Piano 1950
HERMAN CHITTISON The Magnificant Jazz Styling Of Herman Chittison - 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Magnificant Jazz Styling Of Herman Chittison - "The Blue Note Pianist"
Stride Piano 1958
HERMAN CHITTISON The Elegant Piano Styling Of Herman Chittison album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Elegant Piano Styling Of Herman Chittison
Stride Piano 1984
HERMAN CHITTISON P.S. With Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
P.S. With Love
Stride Piano 1993

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HERMAN CHITTISON Piano Genius album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano Genius
Stride Piano 1980
HERMAN CHITTISON Master Of The Stride Piano 1933-41 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Master Of The Stride Piano 1933-41
Stride Piano 1983
HERMAN CHITTISON The Chronological Classics: Herman Chittison 1933-1941 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Herman Chittison 1933-1941
Stride Piano 1996
HERMAN CHITTISON The Chronological Classics: Herman Chittison 1944-1945 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Herman Chittison 1944-1945
Stride Piano 1999

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