Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicJazz · 3 years ago

Which jazz pianist do you prefer: Oscar Peterson or Thelonious Monk?

Whose instrumental style do you like more and why?


Fogurt, you figure that out by yourself:

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4 Answers

  • 3 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Peterson's music is more . . um. . . I want to say 'conventional'. It's more 'accessible' to someone who doesn't listen to jazz a lot. Thelonious Monk was an incredible musician but I think there are times his music is 'over my head'.

  • Oscar Peterson

  • Jim
    Lv 7
    3 years ago

    Pianist - Oscar, composer - Monk.

  • 3 years ago

    I've never heard of Oscar Peterson.. Is he good?

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