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Highbinder
05-19-2008, 03:19 AM
Yah I know I know, this is a guitar forum, but whatever, this subforum has been really great for diversifying my music collection (which tbh was stagnating due to lack of net), and I really want spread my wings further on the blues and jazz side of things so I'd like some recommendations for:

Blues pianists

And Jazz pieces that are primarily piano with guitar accompaniment.


Cheers.

SomeEvilDude
05-19-2008, 07:15 AM
Look into Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone and Fats Domino.

All great pianists of the genre, though whether you'd count a lot of Stevie Wonder's stuff as blues/jazz is down to your opinion.

meh!
05-19-2008, 09:45 AM
You could look up Monty Alexander, he's bascically a jazz pianist but her certainly does some blues and he has a lot of carribean influece, I think he's great.

opivy21
05-19-2008, 10:11 AM
In jazz, I would recommend Thelonious Monk. He's probably one of the better known jazz pianists, and for good reason.

Jackal58
05-19-2008, 12:40 PM
Dr. John

Highbinder
05-19-2008, 01:08 PM
Look into Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone and Fats Domino.

All great pianists of the genre, though whether you'd count a lot of Stevie Wonder's stuff as blues/jazz is down to your opinion.

Aye I love Ray Charles & Nina Simone, great stuff there.

Going to youtube the other suggestions and download albums accordingly, so cheers :)

ColdGin
05-20-2008, 02:16 PM
Jelly Roll Morton
Duke Ellington
Dr. John

The Blue Devils /Walter Page
Kansas City Six / Bennie Moten / Eddie Durham
Count Basie (1936-1940)
Charlie Christian
Wes Montgomery
Bill Evans and Jim Hall
Oscar Peterson
Art Tatum
Billy Cobham
Benny Green & Russell Malone
Harry Connick, Jr.

ze monsta
05-20-2008, 03:08 PM
Jelly Roll Morton
Memphis Slim
Fats Domino
Jools Holland
Ray Charles
Thelonious [sp?] Monk

Daitrying
05-21-2008, 08:52 PM
Elton John.

Highbinder
05-21-2008, 09:27 PM
Thelonious Monk is amazing. Reminds me a lot of Charles Mingus's Sextet's stuff. Awesome.

EddieCraig
05-22-2008, 01:02 AM
antonio carlos jobim

Nick_
05-22-2008, 06:29 AM
Jobim was a guitarist

last time I checked