All posts by Steven E. Sloan

Portraits of Tatum: Remembering the Toledo-born jazz legend

Legends often share a spotlight with the towns where they grew up. But Art Tatum’s best kept secret during his rise to titanic status in the world of jazz piano was his hometown. Dr. Imelda Hunt, author of The History of Art Tatum, 1909 – 1932, and founder/director of New Works Writers Series, is a