Miscellaneous Rumbles

Flying Fickle Fingers of Fave

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And here's the thread to list your top five favorite keyboard players. I'll be interested to hear whom you all mention. Mine are:

  1. George Duke
  2. Tom Coster
  3. Herbie Hancock
  4. Chester Thompson
  5. McCoy Tyner

Honorable Mentions: Jimmy Smith, Joey DeFrancesco, Jan Hammer, Chick Corea, Josef Zawinul, Bill Champlin, Geoff Palmer, Gregg Rolie, Michael "Ibo" Cooper, Bernard "Touter" Harvey, Wagner Tiso, Horace Silver, Larry Young, Tyrone Downie, Eddie Palmieri, Paul Shaffer

2

As I'm primarily a keyboard player, these were some of my influences------Victor Thomas (Jr. Walker & the All Stars), Jimmie Smith, Booker T Jones, Fats Domino, Ray Charles, Joe Zawinul (Cannonball Adderley, Weather Report), Nat King Cole, Jerry Lee!

Contemporaries---- Rod Argent, Steve Winwood, Paul Schaffer, Billie Joel, Jon Lord, Bill Payne (Little Feat), Rick Wakeman, Pigpen McKernan-Keith Godcheaux-Brent Midland of the Grateful Dead

3

Mose Allison

Stan Ridgeway

Bernie Worrell

Jimmy Smith

Billy Preston

4

Vince Guaraldi

John Evan

Rick Wakeman

Ray Manzarek

Donald Fagen

5

tonites 5-

professor longhair

vince guaraldi

sun ra

terry riley

alice coltrane

tomorrows 5 - glenn gould, keith Jarrett.,amos milburn, mike ratledge(soft machine), early jan hammer (pre m vice tv strk)

cheers

6

1) Glen Gould 2) Thelonious Monk 3) Booker T. Jones 4) Fats Waller 5) Errol Garner

Edit: I love the reference to Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In!

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1) Glen Gould 2) Thelonious Monk 3) Booker T. Jones 4) Fats Waller 5) Errol Garner

Edit: I love the reference to Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In!

– lx

great...thought of all them too...but would sub tatum for garner

cheers

8

Roger Powell

Billy Payne

Bernie Worrell

Joe Zawinul

Billy Preston

9

Jon Lord

Steve Nieve

Benmont Tench

Johnnie Johnson

Jerry Lee Lewis

10

Dave Stewart (not the Eurythmics guy)
Wendy/Walter Carlos
Rickity Wakeman
Josef Zawinul
Kerry Minnear
Matthew Fisher
Jon Lord
Hugh Banton

Oops, is that eight?

And wait, doesn't Stevie Wonder get any respect?

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Garth Hudson.


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