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Jazz Pianists

Marcus H

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Bill Evans


The saints:

Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea, McCoy Tyner, Herbie Hancock


The angels

Art Tatum, Eroll Garner, Bud Powell, Oscar Peterson, Red Garland, Wynton Kelly,



New Saints

Kenny Kirkland, Brad Mehldau, John Medeski,



just some of them - there are hundreds of their albums out, so you could listen and make up you mind


Be grateful for what you've got - a Nord, a laptop and two hands
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Originally posted by delirium:

who would be the Satan ? :D


Dave Brubeck?



"...Dave who?"

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Teddy Wilsom

Oscar Peterson

George Shearing

Dick Hyman


I'm an older guy, these are the guys who influenced me growing up.

No guitarists were harmed during the making of this message.


In general, harmonic complexity is inversely proportional to the ratio between chording and non-chording instruments.


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Many great jazz pianists. We could keep adding our favorites. Bill Evans is probably at the top of most pianists' lists, but if he were alive, Bill would tell you about those who influenced him, players like Lenny Tristano and Art Tatum, and composers like Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel.


There have been a few "Top 100" collections and here's a couple of links you might enjoy:












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