Hazel Scott

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Born in Trinidad, raised in Harlem, Scott had phenomenal classical chops which she leveraged into a jazz and show business career.
She was the first African-American to have her own television show and was a courageous champion of civil rights.
An important American artist who deserves to be much better known.
Hazel Scott, one of America's foremost pianists, was born in Trinidad, June 11th 1920. Her training in classical music was received at Juillard School of Music in New York City and her jazz technique, she says, she owes to Art Tatum and Teddy Wilson.

In October 1940, she was starred at the opening of Barney Josephson's Cafe Society Uptown, just off Park Avenue, and ever since that date her pianistic pyrotechnics have been acclaimed, not only throughout the United States but in Europe as well.

She appeared in the production, "Priorities of 1942" and has played twice at the famed Carnegie Hall in New York City. Her motion picture career included the following pictures: SOMETHING TO SHOUT ABOUT, I DOOD IT, BROADWAY MELODY, THE HEAT'S ON, and RHAPSODY IN BLUE. The combination of two approaches to piano in classical and jazz make Hazel Scott an outstanding contribution to any music lover's library.

Hazel Scott was married to the Rev. A. Clayton Powell, Jr., noted Congressman, preacher and editor. A popular pianist and organist from the 30's until the late 60's. The bride of Adam Clayton Powell, Hazel appeared in many motion pictures and released a few dozen albums. Her most famous hit was "Tico Tico" and her style is a STRIDE / BOOGIE WOOGIE popular in the 40's.

I created a special CD for an internet buddy. Copies are $15.00 + shipping

Hazel Scott Decca Album 321

Hazel's Boogie Woogie,. Blues In Bb, Embraceable You, Three Little Words, Dark Eyes, Hallelujah!

Signature Album S-1

I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans, Valse In C# Minor (Chopin), Fantasie Impromptu Op.66 (Chopin), Nocturne In Bb Minor (Chopin), A Rainy Night In G (H.Scott), How High The Moon, Sonata In C Minor, (Scarlatti), Toccata (Paradisi), Idyll (H. Scott)

General Sound - Brinkerhoff GE FM Radio Programs

These are truly rare non-commercial recordings. They are promos introducing the new wonder of radio, FM.

Golden Gates - Get Along Little Doggie, Hazel Scott - Turkish March, Golden Gates - Darling Nellie Grey, Hazel Scott - Ciribiribin, Golden Gates - De Old Ark Am Moving Along, Hazel Scott - Brahm's Hungarian Dance, Golden Gates - Angel Gabriel, Hazel Scott - Schubert's Serenade

COMPANION CD - Just found this one! Copies are $15.00 + shipping.

The Gospel In Words And Music: Sermonettes by Rev. Adam Clayton Powell, solos by Joe Williams & The Stamps Baxter Quartet. Music by The Congregation Of The Abyssinian Baptist Church.

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For a somewhat out of date and incomplete list of midi files click here .

Hazel Scott Midified CD

All the tunes listed below - piano solos - Plays on any cd player.
Same as above + all the sheet music - Plays on cd player (sheet music computer only) - $55.00
Same as above + midi files - Plays on cd player (midi music computer only) - $55.00
My special CD contains all the music listed below playable on ANY CD PLAYER + the sheet music in .pdf format + all the midis, playable on your computer. Price is $95.00 (18 songs if I counted right.)

Why midi and mp3 files? Midi files contain information, not sound. This information is sent to your sound card or synth. What you hear is the result of your hardware, not neccesarily what I hear.
I have recorded many, not all of my midi files, using my synths. The mp3 files allow you to hear what I intended not what your hardware defines.
Mp3 files are compressed sound files, not quite as good as original .wav files. If you order the cd - you will get the best sound as I intended it to be.

The following songs are available as midi, .pdf files, tapes CD and/or printed scores. The server has samples of each {midi} about 20 measures per song. Most of the Mp3 files are complete.

Music Links

midi Charmaine (Piano Solo)

mp3 Charmaine
(Piano Solo - my synths)

midi Chatanooga Choo Choo (Piano Solo)

mp3 Chatanooga Choo Choo (Piano Solo) my synths

midi Dark Eyes (Piano Solo)

mp3 Dark Eyes (Piano Solo)
my synths

midi Down Argentine Way (Piano Solo)

mp3 Down Argentine Way (Piano Solo) my synths

mp3 Down Argentine Way (midified) my synths

midi Five Foot Two (Piano Solo)

mp3 Five Foot Two (Piano Solo) - my synths

mp3 Five Foot Two (midified) - my synths

midi Hazel's Boogie Woogie (Piano Solo)

mp3 Hazel's Boogie Woogie
(Piano Solo - my synths)

midi Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 (Piano Solo)

mp3 Hungarian Rhapsody No.2
(Piano Solo - my synths)

midi If I Had You (Piano Solo)

mp3 If I Had You
(Piano Solo my synths)

midi Linger Awhile (Piano Solo)

mp3 Linger Awhile (Piano Solo - my synths)

mp3 Linger Awhile (midified - my synths)

midi Morning Noon & Night (Piano Solo)

mp3 Morning Noon & Night
(Piano Solo - my synths)

mp3 Morning Noon & Night (midified - my synths)

midi My Blue Heaven (Piano Solo)

mp3 My Blue Heaven (Piano Solo - my synths)

mp3 My Blue Heaven (midified - my synths)
Listen to both choruses

midi Pagan Love Song (Piano Solo)

mp3 Pagan Love Song (Piano Solo) my synths

mp3 Pagan Love Song (midified) my synths

midi Prelude In C# Minor (Piano Solo)

mp3 Prelude In C# Minor (Piano Solo) - my synths

midi Runnin' Wild (Piano Solo)

mp3 Runnin' Wild (Piano Solo) my synths

mp3 Runnin' Wild (midified) my synths

midi Should I (Piano Solo)

mp3 Should I
(Piano Solo - my synths)

midi Sleepy Time Gal (Piano Solo)

mp3 Sleepy Time Gal (Piano Solo) - my synths

mp3 Sleepy Time Gal (midified) - my synths

midi Two Part Invention (Piano Solo)

mp3 Two Part Invention (Piano Solo - my synths)

midi You Were Meant For Me
(Piano Solo)

mp3 You Were Meant For Me
(Piano Solo - my synths)

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