Joe "Fingers" Carr
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Under The Double Eagle
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March Slav (Tchaikovsky)
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Istanbul (Not Constantinople) Part I/Istanbul (Not Constantinople) Part II (Medley)
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Medley: Under Paris Skies/La La Collette (1996 Digital Remaster)
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Parade Of The Wooden Soldiers

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Joe "Fingers" Carr

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While heavily influenced by Art Tatum, this performer was hardly considered a heavyweight pianist during his career. Born Louis F. Bush, or Busch depending on the source, the keyboard maestro who would also make heavy use of the stage name of Joe "Fingers" Carr managed to make it into Leonard Feather's Encyclopedia of Jazz, but with the following disclaimer: "A novelty performer rather than a jazz artist." The novelty itself was a kind of heavily sexed-up ragtime piano style tha... Read more

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