Art Tatum

Footage is from 1954

Composed by Jerome Jerk in 1933 for the musical “Roberta,” “Yesterdays” has since become a jazz standard. It’s since been covered by the likes of Oscar Peterson, Ella Fitzgerald, the Modern Jazz Quartet, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, Erroll Garner, Sonny Rollins and Carmen McRae.

This footage is from 1954, on “The Spike Jones Show.”

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