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A pianist is a person who plays the piano. A professional pianist can perform solo pieces, play with a smaller ensemble, or accompany one or more singers or solo instrumentalists. A short grand piano, with the top up. ... A musical ensemble is a group of two or more musicians who gather to perform music. ... A singer is a musician who uses their voice to produce music. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ...


A performing classical pianist usually starts playing piano at a very young age, some as early as three years old. Many well-known classical composers were also virtuoso pianists: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Carl Maria von Weber, Frédéric Chopin, Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Charles-Valentin Alkan, Johannes Brahms, Ferruccio Busoni, Anton Rubinstein, Alexander Scriabin, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Sergei Prokofiev, Dmitri Shostakovich. Classical music is a broad, somewhat imprecise term, referring to music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of, European art, ecclesiastical and concert music, encompassing a broad period from roughly 1000 to the present day. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (IPA: , baptized Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart) (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. ... A portrait by Joseph Karl Stieler, 1820 Ludwig van Beethoven (IPA: ), (baptized December 17, 1770[1] – March 26, 1827) was a German composer. ... Carl Maria von Weber Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst, Freiherr von Weber (November 18, 1786 in Eutin, Holstein – June 5, 1826 in London, England) was a German composer, conductor, pianist and critic, one of the first significant composers of the Romantic school. ... The only known photograph of Frédéric Chopin, believed to have been taken by Louis-Auguste Bisson in 1849. ... For others with the same name see Robert Schumann (disambiguation). ... Portrait by Henri Lehmann, 1839 Franz Liszt (Hungarian: Liszt Ferenc; pronounced , in English: list) (October 22, 1811 – July 31, 1886) was a Hungarian [1] virtuoso pianist and composer of the Romantic period. ... Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, born and known generally as Felix Mendelssohn (February 3, 1809 – November 4, 1847) was a German composer and conductor of the early Romantic period. ... Charles-Valentin Alkan (November 30, 1813–March 29, 1888) was a French composer and one of the greatest virtuoso pianists of his day. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Ferruccio Busoni Ferruccio Busoni (April 1, 1866 – July 27, 1924) was an Italian composer, pianist, music teacher and conductor. ... Rubinsteins portrait by Ilya Repin. ... Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin (Russian: Александр Николаевич Скрябин, Aleksandr Nikolaevič Skrjabin; sometimes transliterated as Skryabin (6 January 1872 – 27 April 1915) was a Russian modernist composer and pianist. ... Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (Russian: , Sergej Vasilevič Rakhmaninov, 1 April 1873 (N.S.) or 20 March 1873 (O.S.) – 28 March 1943) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor, one of the last great champions of the Romantic style of European classical music. ... Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (Russian: , Sergej Sergejevič Prokofijev; April 27 (April 151 O.S.), 1891–March 5, 1953) was a Russian and Soviet composer who mastered numerous musical genres and came to be admired as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. ... Dmitri Shostakovich in 1942 Dmitri Shostakovich   (Russian: , Dmitrij Dmitrievič Å ostakovič) (September 25 [O.S. September 12] 1906–August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ...


Most western forms of music can make use of the piano. Consequently, pianists have a wide variety of repertoire and styles to choose from, including jazz, classical music, and all sorts of popular music. // Music is an art form consisting of sound and silence expressed through time. ... Original Handwritten MS of Beethovens Great Op. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Classical music is a broad, somewhat imprecise term, referring to music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of, European art, ecclesiastical and concert music, encompassing a broad period from roughly 1000 to the present day. ... Popular music is music belonging to any of a number of musical styles that are accessible to the general public and are disseminated by one or more of the mass media. ...


Below is a list of well-known or influential contemporary pianists of different genres.

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Classical pianists

For a list of classical pianists whose work is specifically documented in recorded form, see also Classical pianists (recorded). Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... It has been suggested that the section Classical pianists from the article Pianists be merged into this article or section. ... Shortcut: WP:TP A talk page is a special Wikipedia page containing discussion about the contents of its associated subject page. ... This is a list of pianists of whom recordings survive who play or played classical music. ...

The subject of this article may not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... Victor Aller, American pianist, born March 26, 1905 in New York City, died May 1977 in the area of Los Angeles, California. ... Leif Ove Andsnes Leif Ove Andsnes (born April 7, 1970 in Karmøy) is a Norwegian pianist. ... Martha Argerich in 1962 Martha Argerich (born June 5, 1941) is a concert pianist of Argentine origin. ... Claudio Arrau Claudio Arrau León (February 6, 1903 – June 9, 1991) was a Chilean pianist of world fame for his deep interpretations of a huge, vast repertoire spanning from the baroque to 20th-century composers. ... Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy (Russian: Влади́мир Дави́дович А́шкенази, Vladimir Davidovič AÅ¡kenasi) (b. ... Lera Auerbach (Russian: ; b. ... Emanuel Ax (born June 8, 1949) is Ukrainian-born Polish pianist. ... Sergei Babayan was born in Guimri, Armenia. ... Wilhelm Backhaus Wilhelm Backhaus [spelled Bachaus on some record labels] (March 26, 1884–July 5, 1969) was a very famous German pianist. ... Ernö Balogh was a Hungarian pianist, composer, editor, and teacher. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Leon Bates is one of Americas leading concert pianists. ... Sean Bennett (born February 14, 1979) is a classical pianist from the United States. ... Lazar Naumovich Berman (born February 26, 1930 in Leningrad and died February 6, 2005 in Florence) was a Soviet Russian classical pianist. ... Raffi Besalyan is an Armenian Concert Pianist and is on the piano faculty at Rowan University in New Jersey, U.S.A.[1] Besalyan recieved Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory, Masters Degree from Rowan University and studied at the... İdil Biret İdil Biret, born 1941 in Istanbul, Turkey is a Turkish pianist of classical music. ... Henny Blomme (born 1975 in Ostend) is a Belgian classical pianist. ... Jorge Bolet (November 15, 1914–October 16, 1990) was a pianist and conductor. ... Musician/Comedian Victor Borge For the Cape Verdean politician, see Víctor Borges. ... Natan Brand (1944-1990), an Israeli Born, American classical pianist. ... Alfred Brendel Alfred Brendel (born January 5, 1931) is an Austrian pianist, born in Czechoslovakia. ... Yefim Bronfman (born April 10, 1958) is a Russian-born Israeli pianist. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... Sara Davis Buechner (born David Buechner, 1964[1]) is a transsexual American concert pianist and educator. ... Sarah Cahill is an American pianist born in Washington, D.C. and long resident in Berkeley, California. ... Matthew Cameron is an American born classical pianist, currently residing in New York City. ... Roberto Carenvale is not the pope. ... Robert Casadesus (April 7, 1899 – September 19, 1972) was a French pianist and composer. ... Shura Cherkassky (October 7, 1909 - December 27, 1995) was a Ukrainian classical pianist known for his brilliant, if sometimes idiosyncratic performances of the romantic repertoire. ... The only known photograph of Frédéric Chopin, believed to have been taken by Louis-Auguste Bisson in 1849. ... Cliburn playing in the final round of the First International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition Harvey Lavan Cliburn Jr. ... Graziella Concas (7 January 1970) is an Italian pianist and composer. ... Alfred Denis Cortot (September 26, 1877 – June 15, 1962) was a French pianist and conductor. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Sir Clifford Michael Curzon (May 18, 1907 - September 1, 1982) was a celebrated English pianist. ... Georges (originally György) Cziffra (November 5, 1921–January 17, 1994) was a Hungarian virtuoso pianist. ... Bella Davidovich (born 1928) is a Azerbaijani pianist. ... Florence Kirsch Du Brul (1915–July 2, 2005) was a world-renowned concert pianist and master piano teacher and well-known member of Chicago society in the mid-20th century. ... Sandrine Erdely-Sayo pianist ~ photo:Nicolas Piet Born in Perpignan, France on October 11, 1968, Sandrine Erdely-Sayo became the youngest recipient of the French minister of Culture Prize at the age of thirteen. ... Christoph Eschenbach (born February 20, 1940 in Breslau, Germany (today WrocÅ‚aw, Poland) is a noted pianist and conductor. ... Morton Estrin, the noted American pianist, was born in Burlington, Vermont in 1923. ... Mikhail Faerman was born in 1955, in Beltsi, Moldavia, USSR He started to study piano at the age of three. ... Edwin Fischer (October 6, 1886 – January 24, 1960) was a Swiss classical pianist and conductor. ... Leon Fleisher Leon Fleisher (born July 23, 1928) is an American pianist and conductor. ... Ingrid Fliter (born September 23, 1973) in Buenos Aires began her piano studies in Argentina with Elizabeth Westerkamp. ... Samson François (May 18, 1924 - October 22, 1970) was a French pianist. ... Nelson Freire (born 1944) is a Brazilian classical pianist. ... Ignaz Friedman (also spelled Ignace or Ignacy) (February 14, 1882 – January 26, 1948) was a Polish pianist and composer. ... Mark Gasser (born 1972 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire) to Scottish and Austrian parents. ... Andrei Gavrilov or Andrej Vladimirovič Gavrilov (in Russian Андрей Владимирович Гаврилов, (born in Moscow, September 21, 1955) is a Russian pianist. ... Walter Wilhelm Gieseking (November 5, 1895 – October 26, 1956) was a German pianist and composer. ... Emil Grigoryevich Gilels (Russian: Эми́ль Григо́рьевич Ги́лельс, Emili Gregorievič Gilelis; October 19, 1916 – October 14, 1985) was a Soviet pianist. ... Grigory Ginzburg (May 29, 1904 in Nizhny Novgorod - December 5, 1961 in Moscow) was a Russian pianist. ... Katrine Gislinge is a Danish pianist. ... Leopold Godowsky (Leopold Godowski) (February 13, 1870–November 21, 1938) was a famed pianist, composer, and teacher. ... Glenn Herbert Gould (September 25, 1932 – October 4, 1982) was a Canadian pianist, noted especially for his recordings of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. ... A New Zealander, long resident in France, Jeffrey Grice has performed regularly in Europe and France as a soloist and chamber musician. ... Bonnie Gritton is an American classical pianist. ... The current version of this biographical article or section reads like a résumé. Benjamin Grosvenor (born July 8, 1992) is a musical prodigy. ... Friedrich Gulda (16 May 1930 - 27 January 2000) was an Austrian pianist. ... Marc-André Hamelin, OC, CQ, (born September 5, 1961) is a French-Canadian classical pianist and composer. ... Werner Haas (March 3, 1931 – October 11, 1976) was a German classical pianist. ... Clara Haskil (January 7, 1895 - December 7, 1960) was a classical pianist. ... Myra Hess Dame Myra Hess (February 25, 1890 – November 25, 1965) was a British pianist. ... Eric Himy is an American-born classical pianist of French-Spanish-Morrocan descent. ... ... Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz (Russian: ; Ukrainian: ) (1 October 1903 – 5 November 1989) was a Russian-American classical pianist. ... Stephen Hough (born November 22, 1961) is a British-born classical pianist and composer. ... Fei-Ping Hsu (July 20th 1952 - November 27 2001): pianist. ... Yoram ish-Hurwitz [1] is a Dutch pianist of Israeli origin. ... Byron (Yankelevitch) Janis (born March 24, 1928) is an American pianist widely considered to be one of the twentieth centurys greatest musicians (Classical CD). ... Rudolf Jansen is a Dutch pianist born in Arnhem on the 19th of january in 1940. ... Percy Kahn (1880 - 1966) - composer and pianist. ... William Kapell (September 20, 1922 – October 29, 1953) was an American pianist. ... Julius Katchen (August 15, 1926 - April 29, 1969) was an American concert pianist. ... Wilhelm Kempff (November 25, 1895 – May 23, 1991) was a German pianist and composer. ... Olga Kern (born April 23, 1975) is a Russian classical pianist. ... Evgeny Kissin Evgeny Igorevich Kissin (Russian Евге́ний И́горевич Ки́син, Evgenij Igorevič Kisin) (born October 10, 1971) is a virtuoso classical pianist. ... Evgeni Kostitsyn (b. ... Stephen Kovacevich (born October 17, 1940), who has also been known as Stephen Bishop and Stephen Bishop-Kovacevich is an American classical pianist. ... (this page is being developed) Lili Kraus, a talented pianist and one of the most extraordinary musicians of the twentieth century, was born on March 4th 1903 in Hungary. ... Anton (Emil) Kuerti (born July 21, 1938, in Vienna, Austria) is a Canadian pianist, music teacher and composer. ... Vilém Kurz (1872-1945) was a Czech pianist and piano teacher, a professor at the State Conservatory in Lviv and Vienna, and Prague Conservatory. ... Elena Kuschnerova Elena Kuschnerova is a Russian pianist. ... Utsav Lal is One of Indias Youngest Concert Pianist. ... Geoffrey Lancaster AM (born 1954) is an Australian classical pianist and conductor. ... Lang Lang For the Australian town, see Lang Lang. ... Josef Lhévinne (December 13, 1874 - December 2, 1944) was a Russian pianist and piano teacher. ... Li Yundi (Chinese: 李云迪, pinyin: Lǐ Yúndí) (born October 7, 1982) is a well-known young classical pianist. ... Liberace shows off his rings (circa 1980). ... Dinu Lipatti (March 19, 1917, Bucharest – December 2, 1950, Geneva) was a Romanian classical pianist and composer whose career was tragically cut short by his death from Hodgkins disease at age 33. ... Valentina Lisitsa (Russian: , Ukrainian: ) is a Ukrainian-born classical pianist. ... James Lisney is an international concert pianist born May 6th 1962. ... Portrait by Henri Lehmann, 1839 Franz Liszt (Hungarian: Liszt Ferenc; pronounced , in English: list) (October 22, 1811 – July 31, 1886) was a Hungarian [1] virtuoso pianist and composer of the Romantic period. ... Witold LutosÅ‚awski at his home. ... Tony Jeff MacAlpine (born August 29, 1960 in Springfield, Massachusetts) is an American guitarist and keyboardist with a unique style blending elements of neo-classical and jazz fusion. ... Joanna MacGregor (born July 16, 1959) is an internationally renowned classical, jazz and contemporary pianist. ... Nikita Magaloff (Born 8th February 1912 in St. ... Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (January 5, 1920–June 12, 1995) was an Italian classical pianist. ... Benno Moiseiwitsch (February 22, 1890 - April 9, 1963) was a pianist. ... Born in Caracas Venezuela on May 10, 1970, Gabriela gave her first public performance at the age of five. ... Photograph of Ivan Moravec. ... Maksim Mrvica (pronounced Maravitsa[1]) (born May 3, 1975) is a popular pianist from Croatia. ... Marina Nadiradze (born 1978) is a Georgian pianist. ... Jon Nakamatsu at the Peninsula Symphony concert, San Mateo, California on October 21, 2005 Jon Yasuhiro Nakamatsu is a Japanese-American pianist. ... Pascal Nemirovski (born 1962) is a French pianist. ... Guiomar Novaes (February 28, 1895 – March 7, 1979) was a Brazilian pianist. ... Lev Oborin (11 November 1907 - 5 January 1974) was a Russian pianist. ... John Andrew Howard Ogdon (January 27, 1937–August 1, 1989) was an English pianist and composer. ... Ignacy Jan Paderewski Ignacy Jan Paderewski (November 6, 1860 – June 29, 1941) was a Polish pianist, composer and politician, the third Prime Minister of Poland. ... John Park born Derry City Co Londonderry 1835 was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... Murray Perahia (b. ... Mikhail Vasilievich Pletnev (Михаил Васильевич Плетнев) (born 14 April 1957) is a pianist, conductor, and composer. ... Ivo Pogorelić ( 20 October 1958) is a Croatian pianist. ... François-Xavier Poizat (born August 1989) is a French pianist. ... Maurizio Pollini Maurizio Pollini (born January 5, 1942) is an Italian classical pianist. ... Paul Posnak is an American pianist and music academic. ... Andr Previn (born April 6, 1929) is a prominent pianist, orchestral conductor, and composer. ... Roland Pröll Prof. ... Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (Russian: , Sergej Sergejevič Prokofijev; April 27 (April 151 O.S.), 1891–March 5, 1953) was a Russian and Soviet composer who mastered numerous musical genres and came to be admired as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. ... Svetla Protich Svetla Protich (Bulgarian: ), born on July 24, 1939 in Sofia, is a popular Bulgarian classical pianist. ... Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (Russian: , Sergej Vasilevič Rakhmaninov, 1 April 1873 (N.S.) or 20 March 1873 (O.S.) – 28 March 1943) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor, one of the last great champions of the Romantic style of European classical music. ... Sviatoslav Teofilovich Richter (Russian: , Svjatoslav Teofilovič Rikhter; March 20 [O.S. March 7] 1915 – August 1, 1997) was a Soviet pianist, widely recognized as one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century. ... Rubinsteins portrait by Ilya Repin. ... Arthur Rubinstein photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1937 Artur Rubinstein (January 28, 1887 – December 20, Polish pianist best known for his performances of Chopin and his championing of Spanish music. ... Adnan Sami Khan (Urdu: عدنان سمیع خان) (born August 15, 1973) is a popular British born Urdu singer, musician, pianist, actor and composer. ... Emil von Sauer, November 25, 1905 recording for Welte-Mignon Leipzig. ... Fazıl Say (born 1970), son of Ahmet Say, is a Turkish pianist and composer. ... András Schiff (born December 21, 1953) is a Hungarian-born Jewish classical pianist. ... Artur Schnabel (April 17, 1882 – August 15, 1951) was a classical pianist, who also composed and taught. ... Clara Schumann Clara Josephine Wieck Schumann (September 13, 1819 – May 20, 1896) was a German musician, one of the leading pianists of the Romantic era, as well as a composer, and wife of composer Robert Schumann. ... Dmitri Shostakovich in 1942 Dmitri Shostakovich   (Russian: , Dmitrij Dmitrievič Å ostakovič) (September 25 [O.S. September 12] 1906–August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... Rudolf Serkin (March 28, 1903 – May 8, 1991) was an Austrian pianist. ... Vladimir Sofronitsky (May 8/April 25, 1901–August 26, 1961), Russian pianist and a pupil, follower, and son-in-law to Alexander Scriabin. ... Grigory Sokolov (born April 18, 1950) is a Russian pianist. ... Solomon Cutner (6 August 1902 - 2 February 1988) was a precocious British pianist. ... Martin Stadtfeld (* 1980 in Koblenz) is a German pianist. ... Prof. ... Ilona Å tÄ›pánová-Kurzová Ilona Å tÄ›pánová-Kurzová (1899-1975) was a Czech concert pianist and piano teacher, a professor at the Prague Academy of Arts. ... Mark Evgenievich Taimanov (Марк Евгеньевич Тайманов) (born February 7, 1926) is a leading Russian chess player and concert pianist. ... Simon Tedeschi (born 1981) is an Australian Jewish classical pianist. ... Jean-Yves Thibaudet (b. ... Rosalyn Tureck (December 14, 1914 - July 17, 2003) was an American pianist and harpsichordist who was particularly associated with the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. ... Mitsuko Uchida is a pianist born in Japan in 1952. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Giovanni Velluti (January 20, 1969) is an Italian pianist, pupil of Rodolfo Caporali and Aldo Mantia. ... Ilana Vered is a classical pianist born on December 6, 1939 in Israel. ... Alexei Volodin (born 1977) is a Russian pianist. ... Arcadi Volodos (sometimes transliterated Arcady) is a Russian pianist renowned for his technical mastery of the instruments virtuosic repertoire; particularly that of Rachmaninov, Liszt and his transcriptions of recordings of the legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz. ... Yuja Wang (born 1987) is a Chinese classical pianist educated in the U.S. She was born in Beijing, began studying piano there at the age 6 and went on to study at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. ... Peter Warren may refer to: Peter Warren, British naval officer Peter Warren, Canadian investigative journalist and radio host Peter Warren, New Zealand musician This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... This page may meet Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Alexis Weissenberg (born July 26, 1929) is a Bulgarian-born French Jewish pianist. ... Paul Wittgenstein (May 11, 1887 – March 3, 1961) was an Austrian-born pianist. ... Ernst Victor Wolff (1886-1961) was a German-born concert pianist and harpsichordist who maintained a career not only as a soloist but also as a respected accompanist. ... Joseph Wölfl (December 24, 1773 - May 21, 1812), Austrian pianist and composer, was born at Salzburg, where he studied music under Leopold Mozart and Michael Haydn. ... Friedrich Wührer is an Austrian-German pianist. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Maria Yudina or Mariya Yudina (1899 in Nevel, Russia - 1970 in Moscow) was a Russian pianist. ... Christian Zacharias is a German pianist and conductor. ... Image:Krystian Zimerman. ...

Pop and rock music pianists

Image File history File links Splitsection. ... Mark Alexander (February 7, 1792 – October 7, 1883) was a nineteenth century politician and lawyer from Virginia. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Amy Hartzler (born Amy Lynn Lee and best known as Amy Lee, December 13, 1981 in Riverside, California) is an American singer-songwriter and classically-trained pianist. ... Ruslana Stepanivna Lyzhychko (born May 24, 1973 in Lviv, Ukraine, Ukrainian: ) is a singer, dancer, producer, composer, conductor, and piano player. ... Fiona Apple McAfee Maggart (born September 13, 1977) is a Grammy Award winning American singer-songwriter. ... Aslyns 2005 release, Lemon Love Aslyn is an American singer and songwriter originally from outside the musical hotbed of Gainesville, Florida. ... (L–R) Mike Rutherford, Phil Collins, Tony Banks in November 2006, promoting the upcoming Turn It On Again tour Anthony George Tony Banks (born March 27, 1950) is an English songwriter, pianist/keyboard player, and guitarist. ... Matthew James Bellamy (born June 9, 1978 in Cambridge, England) is the lead singer, guitarist and pianist of rock group Muse, known for his falsetto voice and guitar playing ability. ... Steve Barakatt is a composer/producer/pianist/singer born in Quebec City, Canada on May 17, 1973. ... Jim Brickman (born November 20, 1961) is a Jewish-American composer and contemporary pianist. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... John Rabbit Bundrick (born November 21, 1948) is a prominent American-born rock keyboardist, pianist, and organist, having played on albums by The Who, Bob Marley and the Wailers, Roger Waters, Free, and Crawler, among several others. ... Kate Bush (Born Catherine Bush on 30 July 1958, Bexleyheath, Greater London) is an English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. ... Vanessa Lee Carlton (born August 16, 1980) is an American pop singer, songwriter, and pianist best known for the single A Thousand Miles from her debut album, Be Not Nobody (2002), which was certified platinum in the U.S. The commercial failure of Carltons second album, Harmonium (2004), led... Jo Ann Castle (born Jo Ann Zering on September 3, 1940 in Bakersfield, California) is a noted ragtime pianist. ... Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds in 2005. ... Richard Clayderman Richard Clayderman (born Philippe Pagès on December 28, 1953, Paris, France) is a French pianist who has released numerous albums, including renditions and arrangements of popular music, French chansons, and popular piano works of Beethoven, Chopin and Mozart. ... Nat King Cole in The Blue Gardenia (1953) Nat King Cole (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965) was a hugely popular American singer and jazz musician. ... Russ Conway (real name Trevor Stanford), was a popular music pianist born on September 2, 1925 in Bristol, England. ... Lynsey Rubin (born June 11, 1950 in London) is a songwriter and singer. ... Gavin DeGraw (born February 4, 1977) is an American pop singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist. ... (Zavala, Argentine 1949 - ) Argentine pianist. ... Dave Howell Evans (born August 8, 1961 in Barking, East London), more widely known by his moniker The Edge, is the guitarist, keyboardist, primary songwriter, and backing vocalist for the Irish rock band U2. ... U2 are a rock band from Dublin, Ireland. ... Keith Noel Emerson (born 2 November 1944 in Todmorden, Yorkshire) is a British keyboard player and composer. ... Wayne Federman (June 22, 1959 -) is an American comedian, actor, and writer. ... Benjamin Scott Folds (born September 12, 1966, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina) is an American singer-songwriter and the former frontman of the musical group Ben Folds Five. ... Charly García (born Carlos Alberto García Moreno in Buenos Aires on October 23, 1951) is an influential artist in the history of rock and roll in Argentina. ... Dwayne Rudolph Goettel (February 1, 1964 - August 23, 1995) was a member of the industrial band Skinny Puppy. ... Delta Lea Goodrem (born November 9, 1984) is a multi-ARIA Award winning Australian singer-songwriter, pianist and Logie Award winning actress. ... Horacio Gutiérrez (born in Havana) is a virtuoso pianist originally from Cuba. ... Jordan Taylor Hanson known as Taylor Hanson (born 14 March 1983 in Tulsa, Oklahoma)[1] is one of the singers in the band Hanson. ... Ed Harcourt. ... Nicholas Nicky Hopkins (February 24, 1944 in Ealing, West London – September 6, 1994 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA) was an English musician who featured on scores of the most important British and American popular music recordings of the 1960s and 1970s, playing piano and organ. ... Bruce Randall Hornsby (born November 23, 1954 in Williamsburg, Virginia) is an American singer, virtuoso pianist, accordion player, and songwriter. ... William Martin Billy Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer, pianist, songwriter, and composer. ... Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE [2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a multiple Grammy and Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and occasional actress. ... Rickie Lee Jones on the Duchess of Coolsville album cover. ... John Baldwin (born January 3, 1946 in Sidcup, London), better known by his stage name John Paul Jones, is an English musician and was the bassist and the keyboardist for Led Zeppelin from its inception until the bands breakup following the death of John Bonham in 1980. ... Bradley Joseph (born in 1965) is an American composer, pianist, keyboardist, arranger, and recording artist, performing on the international stage for many years with artists such as Yanni and Grammy-winner Sheena Easton, as well as having vast experience with artists from RCA, Epic Records, Warner Bros. ... Timothy Simon Jupp (born in 1966) is an English musician who plays the piano and keyboard for the Christian rock and worship band Delirious?. Tim Jupp and Martin Smith became friends while working together at a recording studio. ... Paula Kelley is an American indie pop singer/songwriter from Boston, Massachusetts. ... Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1980) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, pianist, record producer, actress, philanthropist, and author. ... Chantal Kreviazuk (born May 18, 1973) is a Canadian singer-songwriter of rock and pop music. ... John Legend (born John Stephens December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a five-time Grammy Award winning R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980), (born John Winston Lennon, known as John Ono Lennon) was an iconic English 20th century rock and roll songwriter and singer, best known as the founding member of The Beatles. ... Liberace shows off his rings (circa 1980). ... Tony Jeff MacAlpine (born August 29, 1960 in Springfield, Massachusetts) is an American guitarist and keyboardist with a unique style blending elements of neo-classical and jazz fusion. ... Dmitry Yurevich Malikov (Russian: Дмитрий Юрьевич Маликов) (born January 29, 1970) is a Russian composer, singer and recently a record producer. ... Barry Manilow (born Barry Alan Pincus, June 17, 1943[1] in Brooklyn, New York) is an American singer and songwriter best known for his recordings I Write the Songs, Mandy and Copacabana. His career achievements include selling more than 75 million records worldwide. ... Christopher Anthony John Martin (born March 2, 1977) is the lead singer, occasional lead guitarist and pianist of the popular rock band Coldplay. ... Leonard Marx, known as Chico, (March 22, 1887 – October 11, 1961) was one of the Marx Brothers. ... Richard Noel Marx (born September 16, 1963 in Winnetka, Illinois) is an adult contemporary singer, songwriter and record producer. ... 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Jazz pianists

Wedit 01:08, 21 June 2007 (UTC)weditMakalande.comWedit 00:58, 21 June 2007 (UTC)wedit Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... It has been suggested that the section Jazz pianists from the article Pianists be merged into this article or section. ... Shortcut: WP:TP A talk page is a special Wikipedia page containing discussion about the contents of its associated subject page. ... Muhal Richard Abrams (born 1930) is a composer, arranger, and jazz pianist. ... Beegie Adair (born Cave City, Kentucky before 1950) is a jazz pianist originally from Kentucky. ... Kei Akagi(born 1953) is a Japanese American jazz pianist most known as a sideman. ... Toshiko Akiyoshi (穐吉 敏子, born December 12, 1929) is a jazz pianist and a composer/arranger. ... Monty Alexander (born Montgomery Bernard Alexander on June 6, 1944) in Kingston, Jamaica) is an American pianist. ... The cover of Geri Allens 2004 album The Life of a Song. ... Mose John Allison, Jr. ... Helio Alves (born São Paulo, 1966) is a jazz pianist and son of pianists. ... Albert Ammons (1907-1949) was a rapist on the run ! !!!!Is he really a rapist? Prove it please!!!!!!! ?!?!Is this info had been vandalised?!?! Ammons formed his own band in 1934, and in 1938 performed in the From Spirituals to Swing concert at Carnegie Hall, which among other achievements launched... Chris Anderson(born 1926 in Chicago) is a jazz pianist who might be best known as an influence on Herbie Hancock. ... Bill Anschell, jazz pianist, performer, composer, arranger, band leader. ... Lynne Arriale is a jazz pianist who was born on May 29, 1957 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ... Takeshi Asai is a jazz pianist from Japan. ... Franck Avitabile (born 1971 in Lyon, France) is a jazz pianist who also has a PhD in from École Normale Supérieure de Lyon. ... Noah Baerman(born 1974 in New Haven, Connecticut) is jazz pianist who began studying piano at age eight. ... Jon Ballantyne - born 1963 in Saskatchewan, Canada Jazz Musician, Composer, Artist, Piano player Now resides in NYC, USA Canadian-born Jon Ballantyne started playing piano at a very early age, and began formal study at the age of six. ... Steve Barakatt is a composer/producer/pianist/singer born in Quebec City, Canada on May 17, 1973. ... Patricia Barber Patricia Barber, born in 1956, is an American jazz singer, pianist, and bandleader. ... Kenny Barron (born June 9, 1943 in Philadelphia), is a United States jazz pianist. ... William Count Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. ... Django Bates (born October 2, 1960 in Beckenham, Kent, United Kingdom) is a composer, virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and band leader. ... Richard Richie Beirach (born May 23, 1947) is a jazz pianist born in New York City. ... David Benoit, (born May 9, 1953) is an American jazz fusion / contemporary jazz pianist, composer and producer, who is from Los Angeles, California. ... Shelly Berg (born Shelton Glen Berg August 18, 1955) is a jazz pianist from Cleveland, Ohio. ... Warren Bernhardt Warren Bernhardt (born in November, 1938 in Wausau, Wisconsin) is a noted pianist in jazz, pop and classical music. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Walter Bishop, Jr. ... Ketil Bjørnstad (born April 25, 1952 in Oslo) is a Norwegian pianist and composer. ... Miles Black is a popular and talented jazz pianist residing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... James Hubert Blake (February 7, 1887 - February 12, 1983), composer, lyricist, and pianist of ragtime, jazz, and popular music. ... Ran Blake (April 20, 1935 - ). Eccentric pianist and faculty member at the New England Conservatory of Music, Ran Blake has spearheaded the Third Stream movement which effectively infuses all musical genres into one. ... Carla Bley, née Borg, (born May 11, 1936) is an American jazz composer, pianist, organist and band leader. ... Paul Bley is a free jazz pianist born in Montreal, Canada in 1932 and long-time resident in the USA. His music characteristically features strong senses both of melodic voicing and space. ... Stefano Bollani is a jazz pianist born in Milan on December 5, 1972. ... Joe Bonner(born 1948) is a jazz pianist who currently leads The Bonner Party, a jazz quartet. ... Jazz Piano & Keyboards / Jazz Vocalist Leader of the jazz group AIRBORNE plays Piano, Organ, and a Multi-Midi Synthesizer Keyboard setup and is an Jazz Vocalist. ... Joanne Brackeen (born July 26, 1938) is an American jazz pianist and music educator. ... For the British campaigner David Braid, see David Braid (campaigner) David Braid(born 1975) is a jazz pianist and composer from Canada. ... Alan Broadbent is a jazz pianist born April 23, 1947 in Auckland, New Zealand. ... Holly Brook Holly Brook, born February 23, 1986, is a multi-instrumental singer and songwriter from Mazomanie, Wisconsin. ... Robert Brookmeyer (born December 19, 1929) is an American jazz valve trombonist, pianist, and arranger. ... Charles Brown (September 13, 1922 – January 21, 1999) was an American blues singer and pianist, originally a member of The Blazers. ... Vernell Brown, Jr. ... Dave Brubeck in 1954 David Warren Brubeck (born December 6, 1920 in Concord, California[1]), better known as Dave Brubeck, is a U.S. jazz pianist. ... Ray Bryant (Raphael Homer Bryant) (born December 24, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American jazz pianist and composer. ... Milt Buckner (1915-1977) was a jazz pianist originally from St. ... Alex Bugnon (born October 10, 1958) is a jazz pianist and composer from Montreux, Switzerland. ... John Bunch is a jazz pianist born in Tipton, Indiana on December 1, 1921. ... Joe Bushkin (November 7, 1916 - November 3, 2004) was a jazz pianist who began by playing trumpet and piano with New York City dance bands. ... Henry Butler (born c. ... Jaki Byard (June 15, 1922 - February 11, 1999) was a jazz piano player. ... George Andrew Cables is a jazz pianist, born November 14, 1944 in New York City. ... Uri Caine is a classical and jazz pianist born in Philadelphia on June 8, 1956. ... Joey Calderazzo is an accomplished pianist who became widely known as the pianist of the Michael Brecker quartet in the 1980s and 1990s, and his recording with Bruce Gertz and John Abercrombie has obtained a small but rabid cult following. ... Michel Camilo (born April 4, 1954) is a pianist and composer from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. ... Hoagland Howard Hoagy Carmichael (November 22, 1899 – December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. ... Roberto Carenvale is not the pope. ... William Morrison Charlap is a jazz pianist born October 15, 1966 in New York City. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), a pioneering American pianist and soul musician who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues. ... Cyrus Chestnut is a jazz pianist. ... William Edward Childs(generally called Billy Childs, born March 8, 1957) is a jazz pianist and composer from Los Angeles. ... Herman Chittison (October 15, 1908 in Flemingsburg, Kentucky – March 8, 1967 in Cleveland, Ohio) was an American jazz pianist. ... Cover of Cincottis second album, On The Moon Peter Cincotti (b. ... Born in Herminie, Pennsylvania, Conrad Yeatis (Sonny) Clark (July 21, 1931- January 13, 1963) was an American hard bop pianist. ... Thomas Clausen (born in 1949) is a Danish jazz pianist. ... Nathaniel Adams Coles, known professionally as Nat King Cole (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965) was a popular American singer, songwriter, and jazz pianist. ... George Colligan is a jazz pianist born in New Jersey on December 29, 1969, but raised in a suburb of Baltimore, Maryland. ... ‹ The template below (Taginfo) is being considered for deletion. ... Marc Copland is a jazz pianist who began as a saxophonist. ... Armando Anthony Chick Corea (born June 12, 1941) is a multiple Grammy Award winning American jazz pianist/keyboardist and composer. ... Glenn Corneille (born in Venlo 1970-2005) was a Dutch jazz pianist. ... Tom Coster is an American keyboardist and composer. ... Stanley Cowell (born 1941) is an American jazz pianist and founder of the Strata-East Records label. ... Dan Cray(born 1977) is a jazz pianist most associated with Chicago. ... Marilyn Crispell (born March 30, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a composer and jazz pianist. ... Connie Crothers is a jazz pianist from Palo Alto, California who was born June 2, 1941. ... Brian Culbertson (born January 12, 1973) is a smooth jazz musician and instrumentalist from Decatur, Illinois, United States. ... Jamie Cullum (born August 20, 1979) is an English jazz/pop pianist and singer-songwriter. ... Bill Cunliffe is a Grammy nominated jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. ... Franco DAndrea is an Italian pianist born on March 8, 1941. ... Carsten Dahl is a Danish jazz pianist from known for the Carsten Dahl trio. ... Tadley Ewing Peake (Tadd) Dameron (February 21, 1917 – March 8, 1965) was an American jazz pianist, arranger, and composer. ... Jonathan Houseman Davis (born January 18, 1971) is the vocalist for the multiplatinum nu metal[1] band, Korn. ... Walter Davis, Jr. ... Xavier Davis(born 1971 in Grand Rapids, Michigan) is a jazz pianist who leads the Xavier Davis Trio. ... Blossom Dearie (born on April 28, 1926 in East Durham, New York) is an American jazz singer. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Armen Donelian is a jazz pianist who was a member of the Jazz fusion group Cosmology. ... Eldar Djangirov is a jazz pianist. ... Nial Radhitia Djuliarso (Born February 5, 1981) is an Indonesian jazz pianist. ... Kenneth Sidney (Kenny) Drew (August 28, 1928 - August 4, 1993) was an American jazz pianist from New York City. ... Kenny Drew, Jr. ... George Duke (born 12 January 1946) is a piano and synthesizer pioneer. ... Taylor Eigsti (born September 24, 1984) is an American jazz pianist, most associated with post-bop. ... Eliane Elias (born March 19, 1960 in São Paulo, Brazil) is a jazz pianist based in New York since 1981. ... Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington (April 29, 1899–May 24, 1974) was an American jazz composer, pianist, and band leader who has been one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all American music. ... Aydın Esen (b. ... William John Evans (better known as Bill Evans) (August 16, 1929 – September 15, 1980) was an American jazz pianist and one of the most famous of the 20th century; he remains one of the major influences on post-1950s jazz piano. ... Gil Evans  (*13 May 1912 at Toronto, Canada  â€  20 March 1988 at Cuernavaca, Mexico); jazz musician and important innovator of big band jazz in the United States as an arranger, composer, bandleader, and pianist; cool jazz, modal jazz, free jazz, jazz rock. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Russell Keith Ferrante is a jazz pianist from San Jose California who is a founding member of the group Yellowjackets. ... Manfredo Fest(born 1936 in Porto Alegre, died October 08, 1999 in Tampa, Florida) was a legally blind bossa nova and jazz pianist from Brazil. ... Composer/arranger/pianist Clare Fischer was born on October 22th, 1928 in Durand, MI. His parents were of German, French, Irish-Scot and English backgrounds. ... Thomas Lee Flanagan (born March 16, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan-died November 16, 2001 in New York City) was an United States jazz pianist particularly remembered as an accompanist of Ella Fitzgerald and many other performers. ... Bob Florence is a jazz arranger and pianist born in Los Angeles on May 20, 1932. ... Russell Donald Freeman (May 28, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois – June 27, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada) was a jazz pianist. ... Don Friedman is a jazz pianist who was born on May 4, 1935 in San Francisco. ... Harold Hal Galper is a jazz pianist born in Salem, Massachusetts on April 18, 1938. ... Laszlo Gardony is a jazz pianist born in Hungary who has released six albums and led his own trio. ... William Red Garland (1923–1984) was an American jazz pianist whose complex block-chord style influenced many forthcoming pianists in the jazz idiom. ... Erroll Louis Garner (June 15, 1921 - January 21, 1977) was a jazz pianist whose distinctive and melodic style brought him both popular acclaim and the admiration of peers. ... Charles Gayle (born February 28, 1939) is a free jazz saxophonist and pianist. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Aaron Goldberg (born April 30, 1974 in Boston, Massachusetts) is a jazz pianist based in New York City. ... Larry Goldings is a jazz organist born August 28, 1968 in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Gil Goldstein(born 1950) is American jazz pianist and synthesizer player who started on the accordion. ... Introducing. ... Benny Green (1927–1998) born in Leeds, Yorkshire in the UK, was a cockney accented British jazz saxophonist, who was most well known by the public for his radio shows and books. ... David Grusin (born June 26, 1934 in Littleton, Colorado) is a jazz pianist, composer, and arranger whose works in films and TV have garnered him numerous awards. ... Vince Guaraldi (July 17, 1928 - February 6, 1976) was an American jazz musician and pianist best known for composing music for animated adaptations of the Peanuts comic strip. ... Tord Gustavsen (born October 5, 1970 in Oslo, Norway) is a jazz pianist. ... Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr. ... Jan Hammer on the cover of Berklee Today Magazine Jan Hammer (pronounced yaan hah-mur) (born 17 April 1948, in Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a composer and musician. ... Herbert Jeffrey Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an Academy Award and multiple Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and composer from Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Hancock is one of jazz musics most important and influential pianists and composers. ... Paul Hanmer is a South African composer, pianist and one of its foremost jazz musicians[1]. Born 1961, in Cape Town, he has released several albums, including: Trains to Taung (1997) Window To Elsewhere (1998) Playola (2000) Naivasha (2002) Water and lights (2004) In 1987 Paul moved to Johannesburg... Roland Hanna (February 10, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan – November 13, 2002 in Hackensack, New Jersey) is an American jazz pianist. ... 2002 Recording For the dance music performer and DJ, see Barry Harris (DJ). ... Gene Harris (September 1, 1933 – January 16, 2000) was a jazz pianist known for his warm sound and blues and gospel infused style. ... Hampton Hawes (November 13, 1928 - May 22, 1977) was an African American jazz pianist. ... Kevin Hays is a jazz pianist born May 1, 1968 in New York City. ... David Hazeltine (born October 27, 1958 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American jazz pianist . ... Fred Hersch (born October 21, 1955 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a contemporary American jazz pianist who has become a consistent and highly demanded performer on the international jazz scene. ... Frank Hewitt(born October 23, 1935 in Queens; died 2002) was a hard bop jazz pianist. ... Eddie Heywood (birthname:Edward Heywood, Jr. ... John Josephus Hicks, Jr. ... Edward Haydn Higgins is a jazz pianist born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on February 21, 1932. ... Andrew Hill (June 30, 1931[1] – April 20, 2007) was an American jazz pianist and composer. ... Earl Kenneth Hines, universally known as Earl Fatha Hines, (28 December 1903[1] Duquesne, Pennsylvania – 22 April 1983 in Oakland, California) was one of the most important pianists in the history of jazz. ... Jutta Hipp (born February 4, 1925 in Leipzig, Germany; died April 6, 2003 in Queens) was a jazz pianist who also had some success as a painter. ... Hiromi (上原ひろみ, Hiromi Uehara, born 26 March 1979) is a jazz composer and pianist born in Hamamatsu, Japan. ... Julian Miles Holland, OBE, DL (born 24 January 1958 in Blackheath, South East London) is an English virtuoso pianist, bandleader, television presenter, architectural eccentric and pop music enthusiast. ... Mike Holober is an American jazz pianist. ... Elmo Sylvester Hope (1923–1967) was an American jazz pianist, performing chiefly in the bop and hard bop genres. ... Claude Driskett Hopkins (1903–1984) was an American jazz stride pianist and bandleader. ... Shirley Horn (May 1, 1934 – October 20, 2005) was an American jazz singer and pianist. ... Dick Hyman Joke: What is the difference between Dick Hyman, and a regular Hyman? A regular hyman goes away when penetrated by a penis. ... Abdullah Ibrahim, born Adolph Johannes Brand, formally known as Dollar Brand (from a popular brand of matches), is a South African pianist and composer who was born in Cape Town in 1934. ... Ethan Iverson is a pianist and composer best known for his work in The Bad Plus with bassist Reid Anderson and drummer Dave King. ... Christian Jacob is a lyrical jazz pianist who ranks among the top piano improvisers and accompanists working today. ... Ahmad Jamal in 1994 Ahmad Jamal (born Frederick Russell Jones on July 2, 1930)[1] is a highly-regarded American jazz pianist. ... Bob James can refer to: An actor Bob James A jazz musician Bob James An historian Bob James This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Keith Jarrett (born May 8, 1945 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American pianist and composer. ... Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim (January 25, 1927 in Rio de Janeiro – December 8, 1994 in New York City), or Tom Jobim (as he is fondly known in his home country), was a Brazilian composer, arranger, singer, pianist/guitarist and one of the primary forces behind the creation... Oliver Dink Johnson ( October 28, 1892 - November 29, 1954) was an early jazz pianist, clarinetist, and drummer. ... James Price Johnson (February 1, 1894 - November 17, 1955) was a pianist and composer. ... Pete Jolly, born Peter Ceragioli Jr. ... Born July 31, 1918 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Hank Jones grew up in Pontiac, Michigan, where he studied piano at an early age and came under the influence of Earl Hines, Fats Waller, Teddy Wilson, and Art Tatum. ... Richard M. Jones, Richard Marigny Jones, (13 June 1892 - 8 December 1945) was a jazz pianist, composer, band leader, and record producer. ... Scott Joplin (born between June 1867 – January 1868[1]; died April 1, 1917) was an American musician and composer of ragtime music. ... Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and occasional actress. ... Irving Sidney Jordan (April 1, 1922–August 8, 2006[1]) was an American Jazz pianist. ... Bradley Joseph (born in 1965) is an American composer, pianist, keyboardist, arranger, and recording artist, performing on the international stage for many years with artists such as Yanni and Grammy-winner Sheena Easton, as well as having vast experience with artists from RCA, Epic Records, Warner Bros. ... Richard Aaron Katz(born March 13, 1924 in Baltimore) is a jazz pianist known as Dick Katz. ... Geoffrey Keezer (born November 20, 1970 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin) is a jazz pianist and composer. ... Roger Kellaway is an American composer, arranger, and pianist. ... Wynton Kelly (1931–1971) was an American jazz pianist, born in Jamaica. ... Note: This article refers to Frank Kimbrough the jazz pianist, for Frank Kimbrough the American football coach see Frank Kimbrough (football coach) Frank Kimbrough (born November 2, 1956 in Roxboro, North Carolina) is a bebop and hard bop pianist born and raised in North Carolina. ... Kenneth David “Kenny” Kirkland (September 28, 1955 in Newport, New York – November 11, 1998 in New York City, New York) was an American pianist/keyboardist most often associated with Sting, Branford Marsalis and Wynton Marsalis. ... Steve Koven is a Canadian Jazz pianist and member of the Steve Koven Trio. ... Diana Jean Krall, OC, OBC (born November 16, 1964) is a Grammy award-winning Canadian jazz pianist and singer. ... Steve Kuhn is a noted jazz pianist. ... Art Lande (born 1947 in New York City) is a jazz pianist, drummer, composer and educator. ... Ellis Larkins (May 15, 1923 – September 30, 2002) was an African American jazz pianist, perhaps best known for his two recordings with Ella Fitzgerald, the albums Ella Sings Gershwin and Songs in a Mellow Mood. ... Andy LaVerne(born December 4, 1947 in New York City) is an American jazz pianist and keyboardist. ... Michel Legrand (born February 24, 1932 in Paris) is a French musical composer, arranger, conductor and pianist. ... Mark LeVine is a professor of history at the University of California, Irvine. ... Lou Levy (1928 – 2001) was a bop-based pianist who worked with many top jazz artists. ... John Aaron Lewis (3 May 1920 – 29 March 2001) was an American jazz pianist and composer best known as the musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet. ... Meade Anderson Lux Lewis (1905 - 1964) was a United States pianist and composer noted for his work in the Boogie Woogie style. ... Ramsey Emmanuel Lewis, Jr. ... Steve Lewis (March 19, 1896 - c 1941?) was a jazz pianist and composer. ... Ivan Guimarães Lins (b. ... Mike Longo(born March 19, 1939 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a jazz pianist, composer, and author. ... Jacques Loussier (born 26 October 1934 in Angers, northwestern France) is a noted pianist and composer. ... // Erik van der Luijt Erik van der Luijt is a Dutch jazz pianist / keyboard player, arranger, composer, producer and band leader. ... Bobby Lyle is a jazz, soul, and smooth jazz pianist. ... Born Mar 20, 1936 in Memphis, TN One of several excellent hard bop pianists from the Memphis area, Harold Mabern has led relatively few dates through the years, but he has always been respected by his contemporaries. ... Adam Makowicz is a Polish pianist, who plays mostly jazz. ... Julian Clifford Mance, Jr. ... Phil Markowitz is a jazz pianist and educator. ... Brazilian Andre Marques is a jazz pianist working with the Hermeto Pascoal group since the mid-90s. ... Denman Maroney is a jazz musician who plays what he calls hyperpiano. ... Michael Dodo Marmarosa (1925 - September 17, 2002) was an American bebop pianist born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Ellis Marsalis is the name of father and son jazz musicians, patriarchs of the Marsalis clan. ... Ronnie Mathews(Born December 2, 1935 in New York City) is a jazz pianist primarily known for working with other musicians. ... Willliam Allen Mays(February 5, 1944) is a jazz pianist from Northern California who is normally referred to as Bill Mays. ... Lyle Mays (born November 27, 1953) is a jazz pianist. ... Page Samuel McConnell (born May 17, 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a pianist/organist/keyboardist most noted for his work with the rock band Phish. ... Dave McKenna was born in Rhode Island in 1930. ... Jim McNeely (born May 18, 1949) is a Grammy-winning jazz composer, arranger, and pianist. ... Marian McPartland, born Margaret Marian Turner on March 21, 1918 in England near Slough, Buckinghamshire, is a British jazz pianist. ... James Columbus (Jay or Hootie) McShann (born in 1909 or January 12, 1916) is an American blues and Swing pianist, bandleader, and singer. ... John Medeski is a pianist and composer. ... John Mehegan was a jazz pianist, lecturer and critic. ... Brad Mehldau (born August 23, 1970) is an American jazz pianist. ... Myra Melford (born January 5, 1957 in Illinois) is a jazz pianist and composer. ... Misha Mengelberg (born June 5, 1935) is a Dutch jazz pianist and composer. ... Mulgrew Miller is an American jazz pianist born in 1955 in Greenwood, Mississippi. ... Charles Mingus (April 22, 1922 – January 5, 1979), also known as Charlie Mingus, was an American jazz bassist, composer, bandleader, and occasional pianist. ... Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was a jazz pianist and composer. ... Jeremy Monteiro (born June 20, 1960, Singapore), is a pianist and singer. ... Cover of Tete Montolius 1996 CD Testimo tant. ... Jaxon Moran Jason Moran and The Bandwagon Jason Moran (born January 21, 1975) is a jazz pianist. ... Morton in the 1920s Ferdinand Jelly Roll Morton September 20, 1890 - July 10, 1941) was an American virtuoso pianist, bandleader and composer who some call the first true composer of jazz music. ... Sal Mosca(born April 27, 1927 in Mount Vernon, New York) is a jazz pianist who was a student of Lennie Tristanos. ... Gerald Joseph Gerry Mulligan (April 6, 1927 – January 20, 1996) was an American jazz musician, composer and arranger best known for his baritone saxophone playing. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Bob Murphy is a veteran Canadian jazz pianist, prominent on the Vancouver, British Columbia and Toronto, Ontario music scenes. ... Simon Nabatov (born 1959 in Moscow) is a jazz pianist. ... Phineas Newborn Jr (born December 14, 1931 in Whiteville, Tennessee-died May 26, 1989 in Memphis, Tennessee) was an United States jazz pianist, whose principle influences were Art Tatum and Bud Powell. ... Herbie Nichols (1919–1963) was an American jazz pianist and composer. ... Mike Nock(born September 27, 1940 in Christchurch) is one of the top modern jazz keyboardist from his region. ... Walter Norris (b. ... Robert OBrien was a Formula One driver from the United States. ... Bill OConnell (born on August 22, 1953 in New York City) is a jazz pianist and bandleader. ... Junko Onishi (born in 1967) is a Japanese jazz pianist; she plays in the post-bop genre. ... Makoto Ozone (born March 25, 1961 in Kobe) is a Japanese jazz pianist. ... Martin Louis Paich (b. ... Horace Parlan (born 1931 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American jazz piano player. ... Hermeto Pascoal (b. ... Alan Pasqua (born June 28, 1952 in New Jersey) is a jazz pianist and composer who co-composed the CBS Evening News Theme. ... João Paulo is a Portuguese surname. ... Duke Pearson was an American Jazz musician and composer, Duke Pearson (Atlanta, GA, August 17, 1932 - August 4, 1980) He worked with Donald Byrd, Art Farmer, Nancy Wilson among others. ... Dave Peck (born August 29, 1954) is an introspective modern jazz pianist based in the Seattle area. ... Cesar Pupy Pedroso is a Cuban pianist who became famous with Orquesta Revé and then as a founding member of Los Van Van. ... Kim Pensyl is a pop-jazz and New Age music keyboardist. ... Danilo Pérez Panamanian pianist and composer Danilo Pérez. ... Carl Lee Perkins (April 9, 1932 – January 19, 1998) was an American pioneer of rockabilly music, a mix of rhythm and blues and country music that was recorded most notably at Sun Records in Memphis beginning in 1954. ... Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, CC, CQ, O.Ont. ... Michel Petrucciani (December 28, 1962, Orange, France – January 6, 1999, Manhattan), was a French Jazz pianist. ... Enrico Pieranunzi Italian jazz pianist. ... Jean-Michel Pilc (2004) Jean-Michel Pilc is a self-taught French-born jazz pianist currently residing in New York. ... Mika Pohjola (December 1, 1971 Helsinki, Finland –) is a Finnish-born jazz pianist and composer, who resides in New York City. ... Kerry Politzer is a [jazz pianist] with classical and Brazilian influences. ... Paul Posnak is an American pianist and music academic. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Mel Powell (born Melvin Epstein, February 12, 1923 in New York City - April 24, 1998 in Valencia, California) was a jazz pianist and serial composer. ... Richie Powell (September 5, 1931 – June 26, 1956) was an American jazz pianist. ... André Previn (born April 6, 1929)¹ is a prominent pianist, orchestral conductor, and composer. ... Clarence Profit(born June 26, 1912 in New York City; died October 22, 1944 in NYC) was a jazz pianist and composer associated with swing. ... Don Pullen (December 25, 1941 - April 22, 1995) was an American jazz pianist and organist. ... Sun Ra (Born Herman Poole Blount; legal name Le Sonyr Ra;[1] born May 22, 1914 in Birmingham, Alabama, died May 30, 1993 in Birmingham, Alabama) was an innovative jazz composer, bandleader, piano and synthesizer player, poet and philosopher known for his cosmic philosophy, musical compositions and performances. ... Johnny Răducanu (b. ... Ray Reach (b. ... Eric Shane Reed (born December 2, 1980, in Little Rock, Arkansas) is a Major League Baseball outfielder. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Marcus Roberts (born September 7, 1963 in Jacksonville, Florida) is an American jazz pianist who has achieved fame as a gifted player committed to celebrating classic standards and jazz traditions. ... Ted Rosenthal (born 1959) is a jazz pianist who worked with the Gerry Mulligan Quartet. ... Irene Louise Rosnes (born 24 March 1962 in Regina, Saskatchewan), professionally known as Renee Rosnes (IPA ), is a pianist and composer in the jazz genre. ... J. Russell Robinson (July 8, 1892 - September 30, 1963) was a United States ragtime and jazz pianist and a composer of popular tunes. ... Jimmy Rowles (August 19, 1918 – May 28, 1996) was an American jazz pianist who was best known as an accompanist. ... Gonzalo Rubalcaba (born May 27, 1963 in Havana, Cuba) is one of the most important pianists in jazz today. ... Hilton Ruiz (May 29, 1952 - June 6, 2006) was an American jazz pianist in the Afro-Cuban mold, but was also a talented bebop player. ... Album cover of Straight from the Heart Patrice Louise Rushen (born September 30, 1954 in Los Angeles, California) is an American R&B singer, songwriter, composer, and pianist. ... Joseph Leslie Joe Sample is an American pianist, keyboard player and composer. ... Jovino Santos-Neto, born in Brazil in 1954, worked as a pianist, flutist and producer with the legendary Hermeto Pascoal from 1977 to 1992. ... Marc Seales is a jazz pianist associated with post-bop. ... John Serry is a lesser-known jazz pianist who has been praised as an excellent keyboardist and composer by musicians and critics alike. ... Diane Schuur (born December 10, 1953 in Tacoma, Washington) is a blind jazz singer and pianist. ... Stephen Scott (b. ... George Shearing George Shearing (born 13 August 1919 in London) is a well-known jazz pianist. ... Michael Kenji Shinoda (born February 11, 1977)[1][2] is a Japanese-American musician, record producer, and artist from Agoura Hills, California. ... Matthew Shipp (born December 7, 1960) is an American free jazz pianist. ... Ben Sidran, (1943- ) may be best-known for having written the Steve Miller hit song Space Cowboy. ... Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silver, born on September 2, 1928 in Norwalk, Connecticut) is a famous jazz pianist and composer born to a Cape Verdean father (of mixed Portuguese-black descent) and a mother of Irish and African descent. ... Fred Simon (keyboardist)-Keyboardist in jazz and New Age music. ... Eunice Kathleen Waymon, better known as Nina Simone (February 21, 1933–April 21, 2003), was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, and civil rights activist. ... Clarence Smith, better known as Pinetop Smith or Pine Top Smith (11 June 1904 - 15 March 1929) was an influential boogie_woogie style jazz pianist. ... Paul Smith (April 17, 1922), also known as Paul T. Smith is a jazz pianist. ... Willie The Lion Smith (25 November 1897 - 18 April 1973) was a jazz pianist, one of the masters of the stride style. ... Martial Solal (born August 23, 1927 in Algiers, Algeria) is a French jazz pianist and composer, who is probably most widely known for the music he wrote for Jean-Luc Godards debut feature film À bout de souffle (1960). ... Jess Stacy (August 11, 1904 - January 1, 1995) was a American jazz pianist who began during the Swing Era. ... Bo Gustav Stenson (mostly known as Bobo Stenson, born in 1944) is a Swedish piano player and jazz musician. ... The label of Charley Straights recording of Forgetful Blues for Paramount, made in 1923. ... Billy Strayhorn, photographed by Carl Van Vechten on 14. ... Ralph Earl Sutton (born November 4, 1922, Hamburg, Missouri and died December 30, 2001 in Evergreen, Colorado) was a jazz pianists. ... Craig Taborn is a piano, organ, and Moog synthesizer player primarily in jazz. ... Horace Tapscott (born Horace Elva Tapscott, Houston, Texas, April 6, 1934; d. ... Arthur Tatum Jr. ... Billy Taylor was born in Greenville, North Carolina on July 24, 1921. ... Cecil Percival Taylor (born March 15 or March 25, 1929 in New York City) is an American pianist and poet. ... John Taylor (born 25th September 1942) is a British jazz pianist. ... Jacques-Laurent Terrasson(November 27, 1966 in Berlin) is a jazz pianist better known as Jacky Terrasson. ... Butch Thompson (born 1943) is an American jazz pianist and clarinetist best known for his ragtime and stride performances. ... Charles Phillip Thompson (born 1918), who recorded and performed as Sir Charles Thompson, is an American swing and bebop pianist, organist and arranger. ... Don Thompson (Jan 18, 1940 - ) is a Canadian jazz pianist and bass player with Rob McConnells Boss Brass. ... Robert Henry Bobby Timmons (Born: December 19, 1935 in Philadelphia _ Died: March 1, 1974 in New York City) was an American jazz pianist and composer. ... Born Sept. ... Leonard Joseph Tristano (19 March 1919 - 18 November 1978) was a jazz pianist and composer. ... Richard Twardzik (born April 30, 1931 in Danvers, Massachusetts; died October 21, 1955 in Paris) was a jazz pianist known for bebop and for dying young from a heroin overdose. ... Alfred McCoy Tyner (born December 11, 1938) is a jazz pianist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, best known for his work with the John Coltrane Quartet. ... Chucho Vald s (1945 -) is a Cuban jazz musician and pianist. ... // Erik van der Luijt Erik van der Luijt is a Dutch jazz pianist / keyboard player, arranger, composer, producer and band leader. ... Marc van Roon // [edit] Biography Jazz pianist Marc van Roon (born in The Hague, The Netherlands 2 November 1967) is an improvising musician who combines music performance with his work as a creative coach for groups in change and learning processes. ... Malcolm Earl Waldron (August 16, 1926 - December 2, 2002) was an American jazz and world music pianist and composer. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Cedar Anthony Walton, Junior (born in 1934) is an American hard bop pianist. ... Yuja Wang (born 1987) is a Chinese classical pianist educated in the U.S. She was born in Beijing, began studying piano there at the age 6 and went on to study at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. ... Teddy Weatherford (11 October 1903 - 25 April 1945) was a jazz pianist. ... Jon Weber is a Chicago-based jazz pianist (born 1961 in Milwaukee) whose compositions and performances have met critical and popular acclaim in many countries around the world. ... Pianist, composer Michael Weiss, best known for his fifteen year association with saxophonist Johnny Griffin, has forged a solid reputation accompanying jazz luminaries such as Art Farmer, Charles McPherson, Slide Hampton, George Coleman, the Heath brothers, the Jazztet, Lou Donaldson, Pepper Adams, Bill Hardman, Junior Cook, Wynton Marsalis and the... Kenny Werner(born November 19, 1951 in Brooklyn) is a jazz pianist. ... Randy Weston (b. ... Gerald Wiggins(born May 12, 1922 in New York City) is a jazz pianist. ... Rudi Wilfer, Sept. ... Clarence Williams ( November 8, 1893 - November 6, 1965) was a Jazz pianist, composer, promoter, vocalist, and publisher. ... James Williams is the name of several notable people: James Williams (1740-1780), U.S. Revolution, Colonel from South Carolina James Williams (1825-1899), U.S. Congressman from Delaware James Williams (1951-2004), Jazz Pianist This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might... Jessica Williams is an American pianist and composer who has deep roots in the Jazz Tradition and has a style that draws on Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, and Miles Davis. ... Mary Lou Williams (May 8, 1910 – May 28, 1981) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. ... Claude Berkeley Williamson(born November 18, 1926 in Brattleboro, Vermont) is a jazz pianist. ... Gerald Wilson is an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer/arranger, and educator. ... Theodore Shaw Teddy Wilson (born November 24, 1912 in Austin, Texas-died July 31, 1986 in New Britain, Connecticut) was a United States jazz pianist. ... Mike Wofford is a jazz pianist born in San Antonio, Texas, but raised in San Diego, California. ... Michael Wolff is an American jazz pianist, composer and actor. ... Richard Wyands(born July 2, 1928 in Oakland, California) is a jazz pianist best known as a side-man. ... Yosuke Yamashita (b. ... Alon Yavnai (born 1969) is an Israeli-born jazz pianist. ... Andile Yenana (born 1968, King Williams Town, South Africa) is a South African Pianist. ... Rachel Carmel Nicolazzo (born 28 December 1962 in Manhattan), better known as Rachel Z, is a jazz pianist. ... Aziza Mustafa Zadeh also known as Princes of Jazz was born in Baku ( December 19, 1969) (currently lives in Germany) is an Azerbaijanian singer, pianist and composer who playes a fusion of jazz and mugam (a traditional improvisational style of Azerbaijan). ... Marcelo Zarvos is a Brazilian pianist and composer. ... Joe Zawinul live with The Zawinul Syndicate (Freiburg/Germany, 2007) Josef Erich Zawinul (born July 7, 1932 in Vienna, Austria) is a jazz keyboardist and composer. ... Denny Zeitlin is a jazz pianist born in Chicago, Illinois on April 10, 1938. ...

Blues pianists

See the List of boogie woogie musicians for more blues players. Image File history File links Splitsection. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... James Booker James Booker - Pianist, Vocalist, Recording Artist (December 17, 1939 - November 8, 1983) // James Carroll Booker III was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 17, 1939, son and grandson of Baptist ministers, both of whom played the piano. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), a pioneering American pianist and soul musician who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Antoine Dominique Fats Domino (born February 26, 1928) is a classic R&B and rock and roll singer, songwriter and pianist. ... Little Willie Littlefield in Germany, 2006 “Little” Willie Littlefield (b 16 September 1931, El Campo, Texas) is an American R&B pianist and singer. ... Professor Longhair (born Henry Roeland Byrd, also known as Roy Bald Head Byrd and as Fess) (December 19, 1918 - January 30, 1980) was a legendary New Orleans blues musician. ... James Edwards Jimmy Yancey (c. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Among the many Boogie-Woogie musicians are not only blues players, but rock and roll, and country musicians as well, and at least one classical musician. ...

Country pianists

Gospel Pianists

Well known gospel or contemporary Christian pianists include: Image File history File links Splitsection. ... The cover of Bradleys biggest single as a performer, Big Guitar. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Floyd Cramer (October 27, 1933 - December 31, 1997) was an American Hall of Fame pianist who was one of the architects of the Nashville Sound. ... Mickey Gilley (b. ... Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935), also known by the nickname The Killer, is an American rock and roll and country music singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... Ronnie Milsap (born Ronnie Lee Milsap January 16, 1943 in Robbinsville, North Carolina) is an American Country/Pop Singer and Musician. ... Moon Mullican was an American country and western singer and pianist in the late 1940s and 1950s from Louisiana. ... Charlie Rich (December 14, 1932 - July 25, 1995) was an American musician, songwriter, and pianist. ... Fred Rose is the name of a promotor of country music in the US, elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1961 - see Fred Rose, country music (1898-1954) a polish-born Communist politician and trade union organiser in Canada - see Fred Rose, politician (1907-1983) This is... Bobby Sowell, born July 8, 1947 in Memphis, Tennessee is an American musician, pianist and composer. ... Del Wood was the professional pseudonym used by pianist Polly Adelaide Hendricks Hazelwood (February 22, 1920 - October 3, 1989). ... Matt Rollings (Pianist, Producer, Arranger, Writer) born 1964. ... Image File history File links Splitsection. ... This is a list of gospel music artists. ... Gospel music is a musical genre characterized by dominant vocals (often with strong use of harmony) referencing lyrics of a religious nature, particularly Christian. ... Contemporary Christian Music (or CCM; also by its religious neutral term Inspirational music) is a genre of popular music which is lyrically focused on matters concerned with the Christian faith. ...


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