JOE SULLIVAN

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Michael Joseph "Joe" O'Sullivan' (November 4, 1906 – October 13, 1971) was an American jazz pianist.

Sullivan was the ninth child of Irish immigrant parents. He studied classical piano for 12 years and at age 17, he began to play popular music in a club where he was exposed to jazz. He graduated from the Chicago Conservatory and was an important contributor to the Chicago jazz scene of the 1920s. Sullivan's recording career began late in 1927 when he joined McKenzie and Condon's Chicagoans. Other musicians included Jimmy McPartland, Frank Teschemacher, Bud Freeman, Jim Lanigan and Gene Krupa. In 1933, he joined Bing Crosby as his accompanist, recording and making many radio broadcasts. After suffering for two years with tuberculosis, he briefly rejoined Bing Crosby in 1938 and the Bob Crosby Orchestra in 1939.

By the 1950s, Sullivan was largely forgotten, playing solo in San Francisco. Marital difficulties and excessive
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JOE SULLIVAN Fats Waller - First Editions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fats Waller - First Editions
Stride Piano 1954
JOE SULLIVAN Mr. Piano Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mr. Piano Man
Stride Piano 1955
JOE SULLIVAN New Solos by an Old Master (aka Little Rock Getaway) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Solos by an Old Master (aka Little Rock Getaway)
Stride Piano 1955
JOE SULLIVAN Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano
Stride Piano 1973
JOE SULLIVAN At The Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At The Piano
Stride Piano 1977
JOE SULLIVAN Gin Mill album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gin Mill
Stride Piano 1983
JOE SULLIVAN The Piano Artistry Of Joe Sullivan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Piano Artistry Of Joe Sullivan
Stride Piano 1988

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JOE SULLIVAN Gin Parlour Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gin Parlour Piano
Stride Piano 1956
JOE SULLIVAN At The Piano (EP) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At The Piano (EP)
Stride Piano 1956

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JOE SULLIVAN Piano solo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano solo
Stride Piano 2000

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JOE SULLIVAN The Chronological Classics: Joe Sullivan 1933-1941 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Joe Sullivan 1933-1941
Stride Piano 1995
JOE SULLIVAN The Chronological Classics: Joe Sullivan 1944-1945 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Joe Sullivan 1944-1945
Stride Piano 1999
JOE SULLIVAN The Chronological Classics: Joe Sullivan 1945-1953 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Joe Sullivan 1945-1953
Stride Piano 2004

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