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George shearing

Albert George Shearing (born August 13, 1919 in London and died February 14, 2011 in New York City) is an English pianist, also an accordionist, composer and jazz conductor.

Many musicians have gone through his orchestra and his bands: Cal Tjader, Eddie Duran, Toots Thielemans ...

Blindly born in Battersea, London, George Shearing is the youngest of nine children of the popular class: his father is a coal deliverer and his mother is a housekeeper.

He begins to learn piano at age three and spends four years learning at school for blind Linden Lodge (in) >.

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