Who is the best living jazz pianist?

50 of Today’s Best Jazz Pianists

  • Brad Mehldau. While his recent Mehliana collaboration with freakishly accurate drummer Mark Giulana is a bit of a detour into electronica, Brad is a harmonic genius and technical master.
  • Gerald Clayton.
  • Danilo Perez.
  • Tigran Hamasyan.
  • Aaron Parks.
  • Sam Yahel.
  • Keith Jarrett.
  • Aaron Goldberg.

Who comes from the well known clan of musicians that includes jazz piano legend?

Boy Katindig
Jazz Pianist and International Recording Artiste, Boy Katindig, comes from a well-known clan of musicians who pioneered latin jazz in Manila. His father is Philippines’ jazz legend/pianist/arranger, Romy Katindig.

Who is the jazz pianist and recording artist in the Philippines?

He emerged in the 1950s as a jazz vibist and pianist, and was a musical director on Filipino television, as well as a composer, arranger, bandleader and producer….

Emil Mijares
Born March 16, 1935 Roxas City, Capiz
Origin Philippines
Died October 15, 2007 (aged 72)
Genres jazz

Who is the jazz pianist?

1. Thelonious Monk (1917-1982) American jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk’s unmistakable flat-fingered playing has been heavily influential to many generations of pianists.

Who are the best jazz piano players?

Phineas Newborn,Jr.

  • Dorothy Donegan
  • James P. Johnson
  • Thelonious Monk
  • Willie “The Lion” Smith
  • Mary Lou Williams. Jazz,Bossa Nova,Standards. Brazilian Jazz,Classic music. Jazz,Brazilian Jazz-Folk Music (Forró).
  • What are some famous jazz piano players?

    – Miles Davis – Louis Armstrong – John Coltrane – Charles Mingus – Thelonious Monk – Ella Fitzgerald – Charlie Parker – Duke Ellington – Chet Baker – Ornette Coleman

    When do jazz piano players use the sustain pedal?

    Using the piano sustain pedal, a piano player can lift the dampers off the string. This causes the string to ring for a longer period of time. Even without the dampers on the string, the note still eventually fades out. The sustain pedal is more often needed in slow songs where notes are commonly held for much longer lengths of time.

    Who is the best piano player ever?

    Grigory Sokolov

  • Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • Ignaz Friedman
  • Art Tatum
  • Józef Hofmann
  • Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
  • William Kapell
  • Oscar Peterson
  • Arcadi Volodos
  • Alexander Scriabin