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Donald Walbridge Shirley (January 29, 1927 – April 6, 2013) was an American classical and jazz pianist and composer. He recorded many albums for Cadence during the 1950s and 1960s, experimenting with jazz with a classical influence. He wrote organ symphonies, piano concerti, a cello concerto, three string quartets, a one-act opera, works for organ, piano and violin, a symphonic tone poem based on the novel Finnegans Wake by James Joyce, and a set of "Variations" on the legend of Orpheus in the Underworld.

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Album descriptions on Last.

Don Shirley was a 20th-century African-American pianist and composer who often performed with the Don Shirley Trio. A chapter of his life story was the subject of the 2018 film 'Green Book. The trio enjoyed a highlight with their self-titled 1961 album, which included the Top 40 hit "Water Boy," and continued recording together through 1972's The Don Shirley Point of View. Performances and Other Works. Also in 1955, Shirley made his Carnegie Hall debut with Ellington and the Symphony of the Air Orchestra. He went on to perform with the Detroit Symphony, the Chicago Symphony and the Cleveland Orchestra over the years, along the way appearing in such prestigious venues as Milan's La Scala Opera House and New York's Metropolitan Opera House

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Don Shirley, who died on 6 April 2013, was an extraordinary composer-pianist who wrote symphonies for the New York Philharmonic and Philadelphia Orchestra. He also wrote a number of piano concertos, three string quartets and a set of 'Variations' on Offenbach’s opera, Orpheus in the Underworld. Ali’s portrayal of Shirley earned him his second Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in Green Book, after picking up the award in 2017 for Moonlight. Watching the film back, Bowers told Vulture he was overwhelmed by Ali’s performance.


Don Shirley - Piano album
Big Band, Swing
Performer: Don Shirley
Title: Piano
Category: Jazz / Blues
Released: 1959
Rating: 4.4/5
Votes: 436
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