Shearing said of this hit that it was "as accidental as it could be. Shearing's interest in classical music resulted in some performances with concert orchestras in the s and s, and his solos frequently drew upon the music of Satie , Delius , and Debussy for inspiration.
He became known for a piano technique known as "The Shearing Sound", a type of double melody block chord , with an additional fifth part that doubles the melody an octave lower.
With the piano playing these five voices, Shearing would double the top voice with the vibraphone and the bottom voice with the guitar to create his signature sound. This piano technique is also known as "locked hands" and the jazz organist Milt Buckner is generally credited with inventing it. In , Shearing became a naturalized citizen of the United States. He created his own label, Sheba, that lasted a few years. Earlier, he had appeared on the same network's reality show, The Comeback Story , in which he discussed how to cope with blindness.
In , he began to "phase out his by-now-predictable quintet"  and disbanded the group in Later, Shearing played in a trio, as a soloist, and increasingly in a duo. Shearing remained fit and active well into his later years and continued to perform, even after being honoured with an Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement Award in He never forgot his native country and, in his last years, would split his year between living in New York and Chipping Campden , Gloucestershire, where he bought a house with his second wife, singer Ellie Geffert.
He was appointed OBE in If your questions are still open after 48 hours,. Fill in your and email of friend of yours and we will inform him about Dodax. Do you like the product? If so, just tell it to your friends! Tracklist CD 1.
Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Great session and recordings. This enjoyable LP is long overdue to be reissued on CD. Tag: George Shearing.
Your email. An Unholy Row. James R. Bobcat Books. The lack of notable sidemen means that Shearing does almost all of the solos, excepting the guest percussionists, but Drömhus - Längtan (CD, Album) major weakness of this record is the inane material. He started to learn piano at the age Ultra Spin Tea Party - SuG (3) - Thrill Ride Pirates (CD, Album) three and began formal training at Linden Lodge School for the Ditch Digger - The Phantoms (31) - The Phantoms (CD, Album)where he spent four years. Add to cart. White Christmas.
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