List of jazz pianists

List of jazz pianists

This is an alphabetized list of notable musicians who play or played jazz piano. Only add names here if the person has their own article on Wikipedia, please. Anything else will be removed.

A

*Muhal Richard Abrams (1930- )
*Beegie Adair
*Nat Adderley (1931-2000)
*Jamey Aebersold (1939-)
*Kei Akagi (1953- )
*Toshiko Akiyoshi (1929- )
*Joe Albany (1924-1988)
*Tony Aless (1921- )
*Monty Alexander (1944- )
*Geri Allen (1957- )
*Mose Allison (1927- )
*Helio Alves
*Albert Ammons (1907-1949)
*Franck Amsallem (1961- )
*Chris Anderson
*Bill Anschell
*Lil Hardin Armstrong (1898-1971)
*Lynne Arriale (1957- )
*Roy Assaf
*Fahir Atakoğlu
*Lovie Austin (1887-1972)
*Franck Avitabile

B

*Noah Baerman
*Jon Ballantyne
*Steve Barakatt
*Patricia Barber (1956- )
*Kenny Barron (1943- )
*Count Basie (1904-1984)
*Django Bates
*Jonathan Batiste (1986- )
*Stefano Battaglia (1965- )
*Gordon Beck (1935- )
*Jim Beard
*Richie Beirach (1947- )
*Marco Benevento
*David Benoit (1953- )
*Shelly Berg
*Borah Bergman (1933- )
*Mark Berman
*Warren Bernhardt (1938- )
*Mark Birnbaum (1952- )
*Walter Bishop, Jr. (1927-1998)
*Ketil Bjørnstad (1952- )
*Miles Black
*Eubie Blake (1883-1983)
*Ran Blake (1935- )
*Paul Bley (1932- )
*Carla Bley (1938- )
*Jimmy Blythe (1901-1931)
*Wilhelm Bobr (1927-2006)
*Stefano Bollani
*Claude Bolling (1930- )
*Joe Bonner (1948- )
*James Booker (1939–1983)
*Thomas Borino
*Ivan Božičević (1961- )
*Joanne Brackeen (1938- )
*David Braid (1975- )
*Alan Broadbent (1947- )
*Holly Brook
*Bob Brookmeyer (1929- )
*Charles Brown (1922-1999)
*Vernell Brown, Jr.
*Donald Brown (1954- )
*Dave Brubeck (1920- )
*Rainer Brüninghaus (1949-)
*Gary Brunotte (1948- )
*Ray Bryant (1931- )
*Milt Buckner (1915-1977)
*Alex Bugnon (1958- )
*John Bunch (1921- )
*Markus Burger (1966- )
*Ralph Burns (1922-2001)
*Dave Burrell (1944- )
*Joe Bushkin (1916-2004)
*Henry Butler
*Jaki Byard (1922-1999)

C

*George Cables (1944- )
*Michael Cain (1966- )
*Uri Caine (1956- )
*Joey Calderazzo (1965- )
*Michel Camilo (1954- )
*John Campbell (1955- )
*Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1981)
*Roberto Carnevale (1966- )
*Barbara Carroll
*Marc Cary
*Dick Cary (1916-1994)
*Bill Charlap (1966- )
*Ray Charles (1930-2004)
*Cyrus Chestnut (1963- )
*Billy Childs (1957- )
*Herman Chittison (1908-1967)
*Peter Cincotti
*Sarah Jane Cion
*Alan Clare (1921-1993)
*Sonny Clark (1931-1963)
*Mathias Claus (1956- )
*Gerald Clayton (1984- )
*Michael Cochrane (1948- )
*John Cocuzzi (1964- )
*Dolo Coker (1927-1983)
*Nat "King" Cole (1917-1965)
*John Colianni
*George Colligan (1969- )
*Alice Coltrane (1948-2007)
*Graziella Concas (1970- )
*Harry Connick, Jr. (1967- )
*Marc Copland
*Chick Corea (1941- )
*Glenn Corneille (1970-2005)
*Tom Coster (1941- )
*Sylvie Courvoisier
*Stanley Cowell (1941- )
*Neil Cowley
*Dan Cray
*Marilyn Crispell (1947- )
*Connie Crothers (1941- )
*Brian Culbertson (1973- )
*Jamie Cullum (1979- )
*Bill Cunliffe (1956- )

D

*Franco D'Andrea (1941- )
*Carsten Dahl (1967- )
*Albert Dailey (1939-1984)
*Tadd Dameron (1917-1965)
*Harold Danko (1947- )
*Mark Davis (1969-)
*Suzanne Davis (1953- )
*Walter Davis, Jr. (1932–1990)
*Xavier Davis (1971- )
*Blossom Dearie (1926- )
*Eumir Deodato (1942- )
*Lorraine Desmarais (1956-)
*Neville Dickie (1937- )
*Eldar Djangirov (1987- )
*Bill Dobbins (1947- )
*Steve Dobrogosz (1956- )
*Niels Lan Doky (1963- )
*Dorothy Donegan (1924-1998)
*Armen Donelian
*Kenny Drew, Jr. (1958- )
*Kenny Drew (1928-1993)
*George Duke (1946- )

E

*John Eaton (pianist) (ca. 1935- )
*Luíz Eça (1936-1992)
*Taylor Eigsti (1984- )
*Eliane Elias (1960- )
*Duke Ellington (1899-1974)
*Aydın Esen
*Bill Evans (1929-1980)
*Gil Evans (1912-1988)
*Orrin Evans (1975- )
*Don Ewell (1916-1983)

F

*Antonio Faraò
*Victor Feldman (1934-1987)
*Russell Ferrante
*Manfredo Fest (1936-1999)
*Bobby Few (1935- )
*Clare Fischer
*Tommy Flanagan (1930-2001)
*Bob Florence (1932- )
*Chuck Folds
*Joel Forrester
*Herman Foster (1928- )
*Ray Foxley
*Russ Freeman (1926-2002)
*Ming Freeman
*Don Friedman (1935- )
*David Frishberg (1933- )

G

*Hal Galper (1938- )
*Laszlo Gardony
*Red Garland (1923-1984)
*Erroll Garner (1921-1977)
*Michael Garrick (1933- )
*Giorgio Gaslini (1929- )
*Charles Gayle
*George Gershwin (1898-1937)
*Egberto Gismonti
*Robert Glasper
*Aaron Goldberg
*Larry Goldings (1968- )
*Gil Goldstein (1950- )
*Rubén González
*Gordon Goodwin
*Mike Gorman
*Benny Green (1963- )
*Jesse Green (1973- )
*Burton Greene (1937- )
*Stan Greig (1930- )
*Don Grolnick (1948-1996)
*George Gruntz (1932- )
*Dave Grusin (1934- )
*Vince Guaraldi (1928-1976)
*Johnny Guarnieri (1917-1985)
*Friedrich Gulda (1930-2000)
*Onaje Allan Gumbs
*Tord Gustavsen (1970- )

H

*Steve Hamilton (pianist and poker player) (1973-)
*Al Haig (1924-1982)
*Bengt Hallberg (1932- )
*Jan Hammer
*Herbie Hancock (1940- )
*Paul Hanmer (1961- )
*Roland Hanna (1932-2002)
*John Hansen
*Barry Harris (1929- )
*Gene Harris (1933-2000)
*Hampton Hawes (1928-1977)
*Edgar Hayes (1904-1979)
*Kevin Hays (1968- )
*David Hazeltine (1958- )
*Fletcher Henderson (1897-1952)
*Horace Henderson (1904-1988)
*William Henderson
*Oscar Hernandez
*Fred Hersch (1955- )
*Frank Hewitt
*Eddie Heywood (1915-1989)
*John Hicks (1941-2006)
*Barbara Higbie (1956- )
*Eddie Higgins (1932- )
*Andrew Hill (1937- )
*Gregory Hillman (1977- )
*Earl Hines (1903-1983)
*Jutta Hipp
*Hiromi ( Hiromi Uehara, 1979- )
*Art Hodes (1904-1993)
*Jools Holland
*Scott Holman (1954- )
*Mike Holober
*Adam Holzman (1958- )
*Elmo Hope (1923-1967)
*Stan Hope
*Glenn Horiuchi (1955-2000)
*Shirley Horn (1934-2005)
*Wayne Horvitz (1955- )
*Steve Hunt
*Dick Hyman (1927- )

I

*Adrián Iaies
*Abdullah Ibrahim (1934- )
*Keith Ingham (1942- )
*Weldon Irvine
*Robert Irving III
*Ethan Iverson
*Vijay Iyer (1973- )

J

*D.D. Jackson (1967- )
*Christian Jacob
*Pim Jacobs (1934-1996)
*Ahmad Jamal (1930- )
*Bob James
*Jon Jang (1954- )
*Lars Jansson (1951- )
*Keith Jarrett (1945- )
*Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994)
*Jan Johansson (1931-1968)
*Budd Johnson (1910-1984)
*Dink Johnson (1892-1954)
*James P. Johnson (1894-1955)
*Marcus Johnson (1971- )
*Pete Johnson (1904-1967)
*Pete Jolly (1932-2004)
*Hank Jones (1918- )
*Norah Jones
*Oliver Jones (1934- )
*Richard M. Jones (1892-1945)
*Scott Joplin (1868-1917)
*Duke Jordan (1922-2006)
*Bradley Joseph (1965- )

K

*Eyran Katsenelenbogen (1965- )
*Dick Katz
*Bruce Katz (1952- )
*Yakov Kazyansky
*Geoff Keezer
*Roger Kellaway (1939- )
*Brian Kellock (1962- )
*Wynton Kelly (1931-1971)
*Rodney Kendrick
*Ray Kennedy (1957- )
*Stan Kenton (1911-1979)
*David Kikoski (1961- )
*Masabumi Kikuchi
*Frank Kimbrough
*Kenny Kirkland (1955-1998)
*Guillermo Klein
*Jacques Klein (1930-1982)
*Ron Kobayashi
*Dan Knight (1953- )
*Ted Kooshian (1961- )
*Steve Koven
*Diana Krall (1964- )
*Mark Kramer (jazz) (1945- )
*Rob van Kreeveld (1941- )
*Steve Kuhn (1938- )
*Billy Kyle (1914-1966)

L

*Art Lande (1947- )
*Ellis Larkins
*Andy LaVerne
*John Law
*Hugh Lawson
*Mike LeDonne (1956- )
*Michel Legrand (1932- )
*Brian Lemon (1937- )
*Mark Levine (1938- )
*Lou Levy (1928–2001)
*John Lewis (1920-2001)
*Meade "Lux" Lewis (1905-1964)
*Ramsey Lewis (1935- )
*Steve Lewis (1896-c 1941?)
*Kirk Lightsey (1937- )
*Nils Lindberg (1953- )
*Ivan Lins (1945- )
*Mike Longo
*Jacques Loussier (1934- )
*Erik van der Luijt
*Jan Lundgren (1966- )
*Bobby Lyle
*Harold Lopez Nussa

M

*Harold Mabern (1936- )
*Adam Makowicz (1940- )
*Junior Mance (1928- )
*Frank Mantooth
*Tânia Maria
*César Camargo Mariano
*Phil Markowitz
*Jon Marks
*Michael "Dodo" Marmarosa (1925-2002)
*Denman Maroney
*Andre Marques
*Ellis Marsalis, Jr. (1934- )
*Peter Martin (musician)
*Ronnie Mathews (1935- )
*Keiko Matsui
*Bill Mays (1944- )
*Lyle Mays (1953- )
*Barney McAll (1966- )
*Les McCann (1935- )
*Page McConnell
*Dave McKenna (1930- )
*Carlos McKinney
*Jim McNeely (1949- )
*Marian McPartland (1918- )
*Jay McShann (1916-2006)
*John Medeski (1965- )
*John Mehegan (1920-1984)
*Brad Mehldau (1970- )
*Myra Melford (1957- )
*Mike Melvoin
*Misha Mengelberg (1935- )
*Max Miller (1911-1985)
*Mulgrew Miller (1955- )
*Andy Milne
*Charles Mingus (1922-1979)
*Giovanni Mirabassi
*Paul Moer (1916- )
*Moses Taiwa Molelekwa (1973-2001)
*Thelonious Monk (1917-1982)
*Jeremy Monteiro
*Buddy Montgomery (1930- )
*Tete Montoliu (1933-1997)
*Dudley Moore (1935-2002)
*Jason Moran (1975)
*Jelly Roll Morton (1890-1941)
*Sal Mosca (1927- )
*Bennie Moten (1894-1935)
*Leszek Możdżer (1971- )
*Carli Munoz
*Bob Murphy
*Romano Mussolini (1927-2006)

N

*Simon Nabatov (1959- )
*Armen Nalbandian (1978- )
*Phineas Newborn, Jr. (1931-1990)
*David Newton (1958- )
*Herbie Nichols (1919-1963)
*Mike Nock
*Victor Noriega
*Walter Norris (1927- )

O

*Hod O'Brien (1936- )
*Robert O'Brien
*Bill O'Connell
*Arturo O'Farrill (1961- )
*Johnny O'Neal
*Junko Onishi (1967)
*Makoto Ozone

P

*Marty Paich
*Eddie Palmieri (1936- )
*Dan Papirany (1967- )
*Tiny Parham (1900-1943)
*Aaron Parks (1983- )
*Horace Parlan (1931- )
*Hermeto Pascoal (1936- )
*Alan Pasqua
*João Paulo
*Raimonds Pauls
*Charlie Peacock (1956 -)
*Duke Pearson (1932-1980)
*Dave Peck
*César "Pupy" Pedroso
*Kim Pensyl
*Danilo Pérez (1966- )
*Carl Perkins (1928-1958)
*Oscar Peterson (1925-2007)
*Michel Petrucciani (1962-1999)
*Enrico Pieranunzi (1949- )
*Billie Pierce (1907-1974)
*Nat Pierce (1925-1992)
*Jean-Michel Pilc
*Mika Pohjola (1971-)
*Kerry Politzer
*Paul Posnak
*Bud Powell (1924-1966)
*Mel Powell
*Richie Powell
*Roy Powell
*André Previn (1929- )
*Sam Price (1908-1992)
*Clarence Profit
*John Proulx
*Don Pullen (1941-1995)
*Kym Purling (1972 - present)
*Alton Purnell

R

*Sun Ra (1914-1993)
*Johnny Raducanu
*Iiro Rantala
*Ray Reach (1948- )
*Jason Rebello
*Freddie Redd (1928- )
*Henri Renaud (1925-2002)
*Sam Rivers (1923- )
*Luckey Roberts (1887-1968)
*Marcus Roberts (1963- )
*J. Russell Robinson (1892-1963)
*Alfredo Rodriguez
*Bryce Rohde
*Matt Rollings
*Ted Rosenthal
*Renee Rosnes (1962- )
*Jimmy Rowles (1918-1996)
*Gonzalo Rubalcaba (1963- )
*Jordan Rudess (1956- )
*Hilton Ruiz (1952-2006)
*Patrice Rushen (1954)
*Luis Russell (1902-1963)
*George Russell (1923- )

S

*Philippe Saisse
*Joe Sample (1939- )
*Arturo Sandoval (1949- )
*Jovino Santos-Neto
*Bernardo Sassetti
*Matt Savage (1992- )
*Gaili Schoen
*Lalo Schifrin (1932- )
*Alexander von Schlippenbach (1938- )
*Diane Schuur (1953- )
*Irène Schweizer (1941- )
*Hazel Scott (1920-1981)
* [Stephen Scott]
*>Vladimir Shafranov (1948- )
*Matthew Shipp (1960- )
*Travis Shook (1969- )
*Bobby Short (1924-2005)
*Ben Sidran
*Horace Silver (1928- )
*Norman Simmons
*Edward Simon (1969- )
*Nina Simone
*Clarence "Pinetop" Smith (1904-1929)
*Paul Smith
*Willie "The Lion" Smith (1897-1973)
*Martial Solal (1927- )
*Jess Stacy (1904-1994)
*Bobo Stenson (1944- )
*Tommy Stewart (1939- )
*Geoff Stradling, (1955- )
*Charley Straight (1891-1940)
*Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967)
*Frank Strazzeri (1930- )
*Joe Sullivan (1906-1971)
*Helen Sung
*Ralph Sutton (1922-2001)
*Esbjörn Svensson (1964-2008)

T

*Craig Taborn
*Aki Takase (1948- )
*Horace Tapscott (1934-1999)
*Art Tatum (1909-1956)
*Billy Taylor (1921- )
*Cecil Taylor (1929- )
*John Taylor (1942)
*Richard Tee (1943-1993)
*Jacky Terrasson (1965- )
*Don Thompson
*Burnett Thompson
*Butch Thompson
*Sir Charles Thompson (1918)
*Claude Thornhill (1909-1965)
*Bobby Timmons (1935-1974)
*Keith Tippett (1947- )
*Paul Tobey (1962- )
*Tim Tobias (1952-2006)
*Allen Toussaint (1938- )
*Stan Tracey (1926- )
*Lennie Tristano (1919-1978)
*Joe Turner (1907-1990)
*Dick Twardzik
*McCoy Tyner (1938- )

U

*René Urtreger

V

*Chucho Valdés
*Erik van der Luijt
*Marc van Roon (1967 - )
*Johnny Varro
*Father Tom Vaughn

W

*Mal Waldron (1926-2002)
*Nancy Walker
*Fats Waller (1904-1943)
*Per Henrik Wallin (1946-2005)
*George Wallington (1924-1993)
*Cedar Walton (1934- )
*Teddy Weatherford
*Jon Weber
*Gerry Weil
*Michael Weiss
*Dick Wellstood (1927-1987)
*Kenny Werner (1951- )
*Mike Westbrook
*Randy Weston (1926- )
*Larry White
*Gerald Wiggins (1922- )
*Rudi Wilfer
*Clarence Williams (1893-1965)
*Jessica Williams (1948- )
*James Williams (1951-2004)
*Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981)
*Claude Williamson
*Larry Willis
*Gerald Wilson
*Teddy Wilson (1912-1986)
*Mike Wofford
*Michael Wolff
*John Wright
*Richard Wyands (1928- )
*Howard Wyeth (1944-1996)
*Trevor Watkis

Y

*Yosuke Yamashita (1942- )
*Alon Yavnai (1969- )
*Andile Yenana
*Yitzhak Yedid (1971- )

Z

*Rachel Z (1972- )
*Aziza Mustafa Zadeh (1969- )
*Marcelo Zarvos
*Josef Zawinul (1932-2007)
*Denny Zeitlin (1938- )
*Pablo Ziegler
*Bojan Zulfikarpašić (1968- )


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