I daresay he could play under water or falling out of the sky.
Rhythm is the word. This is surely the most cheerful music in the world. Most of it with an irresistable beat. But there was also The Maritime Lullaby, a sweet melody which he said was written for the people waiting at home when they toured. “Whenever you phone them, it’s always either too early or too late, they always seem to be sleeping.”