Art Tatum and his Trio perform at the Three Deuces night club in New York City, during World War II
New York City USA Date:1943, October Duration:4 min 18 sec Sound:Yes
American jazz pianist Arthur Tatum Jr. performs while filming at the Three Deuces night club on 52nd Street in New York City, during World War 2. (This film contains a number of takes, from various angles, of Tatum and the trio performing , including some of Tatum's hands, alone, on the piano keys.) Entrance to the Three Deuces night club. Poster at entrance advertising Art Tatum and his Trio. People enter the club. Tatum plays the piano, accompanied by bassist Slam Stewart and guitarist Tiny Grimes. People seated at tables listening to the performance. The Trio performs. A sailor and a girl seated nearby. (Note: The tune being played is entitled, "Tiny's Exercise," written by guitarist Tiny Grimes.)
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