Pianist, organist, arranger, music director, music researcher and composer are all hats Dick Hyman wears and has worn throughout a diverse and prolific career that has stretched from the 1950s until the present day. Blessed with remarkable technical skills and proficient on a wide range of keyboard instruments, Hyman can reproduce individual players’ styles, from Scott Joplin all the way through Cecil Taylor. Though probably best known for his albums of Moog synthesizer music in the late ‘60s, Hyman has emerged in later years as one of America's foremost practitioners of early jazz piano styles.
Richard Roven Hyman was born on March 8th, 1927 in New York City and was raised in the nearby suburb of Mount Vernon. Hyman picked up the... Read More