Bud Powell

By Stuart Kremsky

 

            Pianist and composer Bud Powell was one of the two most influential players of the bop generation, rivaled only by his close friend and early mentor, Thelonious Monk. His innovative style utterly transformed the direction of jazz piano and remains to this day the foundation of modern piano improvisation. The work of pianists as varied as Toshiko Akiyoshi, Tommy Flanagan, Cecil Taylor, Alice Coltrane and McCoy Tyner would be unimaginably different without Powell’s music. Confronting more than his... Read More

City Of Origin:
New York City, New York, United States
Genre:
Jazz, Bop
Birthdate:
09/27/1924
Death date:
07/31/1966
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Cleopatra's Dream

The Scene Changes
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Duid Deed

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Down With It

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Danceland

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Borderick

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Crossin' the Channel

The Scene Changes
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Comin' Up

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