Nat ‘King’ Cole

Submitted by on Oct 13, 2015

Nat King Cole (17.03.17 -15.02.65) Nat King Cole (17.03.17 -15.02.65) Freddy Cole: “When you start to listen to him, his voice immediately calms you. This is one of its most important qualities.” This legendary black singer knowingly received the title of”King”: contemporary blues, rhythm and blues, soul, funk and pop ballad for the first time were developed in the works is Natalie Cole. Virtuoso pianist – in the 12 years he has played Bach and Rachmaninov – Nat”King”Cole in 1934, organized a jazz trio (bassist was his brother Eddie), which is changing the participants, it lasted until the early 60-ies. The trio of Cole played such prominent musicians as Buddy Rich, Max Roach, Lester Young, Benny Carter, Willie Smith, Bill Coleman, and many others, formed the honor and glory of modern muzyki.Pereizdanie Album Cole and his fame, are not inferior to the glory of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington – clear evidence of the importance of the contribution of this artist to the world culture. Nat King Cole has long been a favorite singer and pianist countless pop music lovers, connoisseurs and lovers of jazz. Students always liked his special heartfelt manner of execution, as if he was singing his charming baritone for you personally and knew how to tell a story about love as if this has never happened before, anywhere, and with anyone – only you. He created a lyric image that has been exclusively natural and at the same time romantic. Of all the English-speaking singers he stood unmatched diction and phrasing and his songs can safely learn English. Biography: Nathaniel Adams Cole) 17 Nathaniel Adams Coles (Nathaniel Adams Cole) March 17 was born in Montgomery, Alabama, and soon found himself in Chicago, where his family had moved. His father, the Reverend Edward Dzh.Kouls, was a priest of the Baptist church, where she sang in the choir and his mother, Pearl. At Nat he had an older brother and sister Eddie Evelein and Chicago born and younger brothers Isaac and Fred. They all sang and played the piano, and they were very similar in tone of voice. In a family atmosphere reigned happy, never had a quarrel and all loved each other, especially Neta.Ego early idol was the pianist Earl Hines, records that are defined and shaped the musical tastes Nat, while his father, with whom he often sang Negro spirituals (spiritual and gospel), had a spiritual influence. On Nat started playing the piano at four years, and his first orchestra gathered from a dozen classmates. Becoming a professional with 19 years working as a pianist in the sextet brother Eddie, Nat shortened his name (Cole without becoming simply”c”). In 1936, Nat went to a revue on tour with Noble Sissla that collapsed a year later, and he was left stranded in Los Angeles. There Nat married dancer Nadine Robinson of the show and started playing in local clubs for $ 5 for the evening. At that time, he tried to create his own quartet, but in the very first performance of the drummer did not come, so that left the trio – double bass, guitar and piano. It was 1937, the era of the big orchestras, and managers doubted that such a small part will interest visitors, but, nevertheless, the trio Nat proved attractive enough for the audience. Legend has it that Cole sang accidentally. Sweet Lorraine». Allegedly some drunken visitor in one of the clubs where he played Nat, asked him to sing a song «Sweet Lorraine». Musician refused to intervene, and then the host institution:”You know that song, sing to it behind.” Of course, Cole knew and loved this topic clarinetist Jimmie Noone and he sang it. His singing made such an impression that the musician was nicknamed”King”and in 1940, when it happened,”Nat King Cole Trio” quickly went up the hill. Capitol Records», Straighten Up And Flay Right», In 1948, the trio Nat signed a contract with the newly created while the composer Johnny Mercer company «Capitol Records», where almost immediately recorded his first great hit «Straighten Up And Flay Right», who wrote himself Nat. As a soloist and pianist, he began to enjoy increasing success. As a pianist, Cole is very highly prized among jazz musicians and later while working in New York participated in recordings with such renowned artists as Lester Young, Lionel Hampton and Badi Rich. Being in New York Nat met there his future second wife, Mary Hawkins, originally from Boston, which was the stage name of Ellington, tat she sang then in the orchestra of Duke. In the 50 years Nat became one of the most popular artists in the world. That was the time of its greatest success: the crowd of fans everywhere full house, a tour in Australia and South America, where he sang in Spanish and played in huge stadiums. For 15 years, he has recorded over 60 LPs and starred in a dozen filmov.Esche in the early 30s Nat has undergone surgery for stomach ulcers, some of which has been removed. Unfortunately, he smoked a lot, sometimes even two cigarettes at once and several packs a day. In 1964, he was forbidden to smoke, but he could not give up the habit. In December of that year he left lung removed due to cancer, but that did not stop the process and 15 February 1965, he died in a hospital in Santa Monica, California. Nat King Cole – one of the few artists whose records are popular now.
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