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A 12-part podcast series hosted by acclaimed author Robin D.G. Kelley, exploring the music and legacy of pianist Erroll Garner. Each episode is grounded in one of Garner's albums and features a conversation between Robin and a different musician. The guests include some of today's most important voices in jazz, as Uncovered attempts to answer one central question: Who is Erroll Garner to you?

Erroll Garner Uncovered The Erroll Garner Project

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    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

A 12-part podcast series hosted by acclaimed author Robin D.G. Kelley, exploring the music and legacy of pianist Erroll Garner. Each episode is grounded in one of Garner's albums and features a conversation between Robin and a different musician. The guests include some of today's most important voices in jazz, as Uncovered attempts to answer one central question: Who is Erroll Garner to you?

    EP.03 - Jason Moran / One World Concert

    EP.03 - Jason Moran / One World Concert

    Jason Moran joins host Robin D.G. Kelley for a journey through Garner’s album One World Concert. From his early days studying with Jaki Byard at the Manhattan School of Music, to his work on Geri Allen’s tribute to Concert By The Sea, there are few artists in the world with a better understanding of Garner’s unique artistry. On this special episode, Moran lays out a path for future Garner scholars to follow and steps behind the piano to unravel the complex harmony in one of Garner’s previously unreleased introductions.



    Listen to the album: https://www.errollgarner.com/oneworldconcert-ors

    Check out the full Octave Remastered Series: https://www.errollgarner.com/

    Learn more about Erroll Garner Uncovered: errollgarner.com/podcast



    Follow Erroll Garner on

    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/officialerrollgarner/

    Instagram: http://instagram.com/errollgarnerofficial

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/errollgarner

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC960_Jq0MdN_RuLbTGfR1HA



    Find out more about our guest Jason Moran

    http://www.jasonmoran.com/


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    • 56 min
    EP.02 - Chick Corea / Closeup In Swing

    EP.02 - Chick Corea / Closeup In Swing

    On episode two of Uncovered, pianist Chick Corea rediscovers the music of Erroll Garner. He joins host Robin D.G. Kelley for a dive into Garner’s second Octave-era album, Closeup In Swing and performs a beautiful improvisation inspired by Garner. Closeup In Swing was recorded over several sessions during the summer of 1961, the album has recently been remastered and expanded to include a previously unheard Garner original, “Octave 103”



    Listen to the album: https://www.errollgarner.com/closeupinswing-ors

    Check out the full Octave Remastered Series: https://www.errollgarner.com/

    Learn more about Erroll Garner Uncovered: errollgarner.com/podcast



    Follow Erroll Garner on

    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/officialerrollgarner/

    Instagram: http://instagram.com/errollgarnerofficial

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/errollgarner

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC960_Jq0MdN_RuLbTGfR1HA



    Find out more about our guest Chick Corea

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chickcorea/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chickcorea/?hl=en

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChickCorea


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    • 46 min
    EP.01 - Eric Reed / Dreamstreet

    EP.01 - Eric Reed / Dreamstreet

    Host Robin D.G. Kelley and Pianist Eric Reed discuss Erroll Garner’s album Dreamstreet. Recorded in December of 1959 and released in March of 1961 as the first product of Garner’s newly formed Octave Records, Dreamstreet is also the first album of the recently released Octave Remastered Series. Hear what makes this album so important and explore what Erroll Garner’s music has meant to Eric Reed’s own music journey.



    Listen to the album: https://www.errollgarner.com/dreamstreet-ors

    Check out the full Octave Remastered Series: https://www.errollgarner.com/

    Learn more about Erroll Garner Uncovered: errollgarner.com/podcast



    Follow Erroll Garner on

    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/officialerrollgarner/

    Instagram: http://instagram.com/errollgarnerofficial

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/errollgarner

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC960_Jq0MdN_RuLbTGfR1HA



    Find out more about our guest 

    Eric Reed: http://ericreed.net


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    • 32 min
    Trailer - Introducing Erroll Garner Uncovered

    Trailer - Introducing Erroll Garner Uncovered

    Hear a taste of the first few episodes featuring conversations between host Robin D.G. Kelley and Chick Corea, Eric Reed, Helen Sung, Vijay Iyer, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Jason Moran. Uncovered is a 12-part podcast series hosted by acclaimed author Robin D.G. Kelley, exploring the life and work of pianist Erroll Garner. Each episode is grounded in one of Garner's albums and features a conversation between Robin and a different musician. The guests include some of today's most important voices in jazz, as Uncovered attempts to answer one central question: Who is Erroll Garner to you?


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    Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/erroll-garner/message

    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

viennacarroll ,

Genius Appreciation

It was a pleasure to listen to this podcast with Jason Moran. He knows Erroll Garner's music and enjoys showcasing his genius and mastery. We get to share in his awe and it's fun to listen to.

Nate22790 ,

Movement, Swing, and a Lovely Show

A top notch podcast.

Brilliant minds and beautiful souls discuss an anomaly and a true artist. Love this and I hope to see more seasons on influential artists :)

Shayan_9 ,

Orchestral man

Thank you so much for recording this episode, Gorgeous♥️

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