Nat King Cole came to attention as a leading jazz pianist in the late 1930's. His trio of piano, guitar, & bass was emulated by many. Born: March 17, 1919 in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.A.
Nat „King“ Cole, eigentlich Nathaniel Adams Coles, (* 17.März 1919 in Montgomery, Alabama; † 15. Februar 1965 in Santa Monica, Kalifornien) war ein US-amerikanischer Jazz-Pianist und Sänger.
The Nat King Cole Story is a 1961 album by Nat King Cole. The album was a retrospective of Cole's recording career, designed to present many of his earlier hits in new recordings featuring stereo sound. Cole is accompanied on the re-recordings by many of the notable arrangers and bands that had appeared with him on the original records.
In 1937, Nat King Cole arrived in Los Angeles where he formed the original lineup of the Nat King Cole Trio.The trio consisted of Nat on piano, Oscar Moore on guitar, and Wesley Prince on double bass - the absence of a drummer making the combo unique among the swing/jazz outifts of that time.
The cover version by Nat King Cole spent five weeks at number one in the Billboard singles chart in 1950. Cole's version of the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1992. Cole recorded this song again in a stereo version (with Ralph Carmichael and his Orchestra) on March 30, 1961.
Nat "King" Cole (March 17th 1919–February 15th 1965) was a popular American singer and jazz musician. As a piano player, he formed a jazz trio in 1938 that played Los Angeles nightclubs, one of the first jazz trios featuring guitar and piano.
04/10/2016 · The Christmas Song ukulele tablature by Nat King Cole, chords in song are C,Dm,Em,Gm,F,Fm,Am,B7,E,G,B,Eb,D,G7.