Contemporary Jazz pianists?

I've recently switched focus from classical/contemp. piano to jazz--and I would be very greatful for the names of some contemporary jazz pianists. 10 pts for best answer :)

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    Hank Jones

    Herbie Hancock

    Kenny Barron

    Geri Allen

    Danilo Perez

    Jason Moran

    Oscar Peterson

    George Cables

    Bob James

    Joe Sample

    Andy Bey

    McCoy Tyner

    Joe Zawinul

    Victor Feldman

    Billy Taylor

    Ramsey Lewis

    Cyrus Chestnut

    Ellis Marsalis

    Ran blake

    just a few that I could come up with off the top of my head

  • 1 decade ago

    You also want to look at Art Tatum for older styles. Chick Corea is a little more funk/fusion. Cedar Walton is great. And don't forget Bill Evans--very beautiful stuff.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    brad mehaldu, john medeski, cecil taylor, sun ra, herbie hancock, thelonius monk...

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