I wrote recently in praise of the Teddy Wilson School for Pianists. Chris Dawson is a wonderful embodiment of that tradition — with his own special touches. Here he plays Cole Porter’s EV’RYTHING I LOVE . . . music that lives up to its title. Delicacy, strength, gentleness, melodic and harmonic subtleties all blossom forth here:
I would contribute to the Chris Dawson School for Pianists — in the name of the best, most enlightening kind of higher education — watch this and see if you don’t agree!