Honoring Oscar Levant : pianist, wit, and possible genius

I first heard of Oscar Levant (December 27, 1906 – August 14, 1972) when I was probably 12 or 13 and becoming aware of music as a growing obsession.  I had recently discovered George Gershwin, thanks to my sister who had a LP of piano rolls of Gershwin playing Rhapsody in Blue.  I would hang out … Continue reading Honoring Oscar Levant : pianist, wit, and possible genius