Striding Forward


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Time, the bastards decided, for a historical podcast—and this time, the focus is on stride. Who started it? Who perfected it? Who blew it up? Who deconstructed it? Keep your left hand limber and the answers will follow. Pop matters includes a brief look at chanteuse of the day, Billie Eilish.


  • Discussion of James P. Johnson's album The Original James P. Johnson 1942-1945 Piano Solos (Smithsonian Folkways) 3:25
  • Discussion of Fats Waller's album Complete Victor Piano Solos—Vol 1 (Definitive) 28:50
  • Discussion of Art Tatum's album Solo Masterpieces Vol 1 (Pablo) 41:30
  • Discussion of Thelonious Monk's album Thelonious Himself (Riverside) 1:04:25
  • Pop Matters 1:20:05

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