Denny Zeitlin Similar Artists

Larry Vuckovich - 100% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Jazz
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs

Joanne Brackeen - 74% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

Joanne Grogan, 26 July 1938, Ventura, California, USA. Brackeen was self-taught; academic tuition did not suit her, and she left the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music after three days. Despite this, her piano playing became much in demand among the most exacting jazz leaders on the west coast: Harold Land, Teddy Edwards and Charles Lloyd. Unimpeded by marriage (to saxophonis Read more

Eric Reed - 62% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

Eric Scott Reed, 21 June 1970, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Pianist Reed began his life in music when he was two years old with an interest in the drums. He gravitated to the piano and began formal lessons at five, eventually studying with influential teacher Vernon Lathon. Memorable influences at this time included the music that Reed heard in church, including pianists Read more

RadioIO Offer

Mulgrew Miller - 54% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

13 August 1955, Greenwood, Mississippi, USA. Miller learnt the piano while a child and studied music at university, at the same time playing in local gospel and R&B groups. After playing with Mercer Ellington’s Orchestra in the late 70s, he joined vocalist Betty Carter before moving on to the quintet of Woody Shaw and Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers (1983-86). He Read more

Mark Elf - 49% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs

Fred Hersch - 37% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

21 October 1955, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Hersch grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, in a very musical family. Playing piano from the age of three, he turned to jazz in his high school senior year. In 1975 he attended the New England Conservatory and after two years returned to Cincinnati where he played professionally. He spent six weeks on the road with Woody Herman, then relocated Read more

Eugene Maslov - 33% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Jazz
View Artist: Overview Songs CDs

Marian McPartland - 33% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs DVDs CDs Books

Margaret Marian Turner, 20 March 1920, Slough, Berkshire, England. Prior to World War II, McPartland played British music halls as a member of a four-piano group led by Billy Mayerl. While touring with ENSA (the British equivalent of America’s USO), she met and married Jimmy McPartland. At the end of the war she went to the USA with her husband, quickly establishing a r Read more

Barry Harris - 32% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Jazz
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs

Taylor Eigsti - 32% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

24 September 1984, Menlo Park, California, USA. Eigsti was born into a highly musical family, with his mother, father and sister all playing piano. Playing the same instrument from early childhood, he was hailed as jazz pianist before he entered his teenage years. A fan of David Benoit, he opened a concert for the pianist when he was aged nine. Over the next few years Eigsti Read more

Benny Green - 30% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs

Joey Calderazzo - 28% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

27 February 1965, New Rochelle, New York, USA. Playing piano as a very small child, Calderazzo studied classically from the age of eight. Although his studies directed him along a classical path, he also studied with Richie Beirach and played bop with his drummer brother, Gene Calderazzo. He began playing jazz professionally, but was working in a fairly undemanding setting w Read more

Alan Pasqua - 27% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs DVDs Blu-ray CDs

28 June 1952, New Jersey, USA. Pasqua began playing piano at the age of seven. Although his studies covered both classical and jazz, it was to the latter that he gravitated during advanced education at Indiana University and The New England Conservatory of Music near Boston. Among his tutors at this time were several important figures in jazz education: Jaki Byard, Thad Jone Read more

Kenny Werner - 27% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

19 November 1951, New York City, New York, USA. Werner began playing piano as a small child and at the age of 11 appeared on television. He studied classical and jazz piano, the former at the Manhattan School of Music, the latter at the Berklee College Of Music. Graduating from Berklee in 1973, he gigged with various leaders and led his own group for club engagements and on Read more

Jaki Byard - 26% match to Denny Zeitlin

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs

John Byard, 15 June 1922, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, d. 11 February 1999, New York City, New York, USA. A gifted multi-instrumentalist, Byard learned trumpet and piano as a child and later took up guitar, drums, trombone and tenor saxophone. In 1949 he played piano in Earl Bostic’s R&B band, and followed that with a spell as a solo pianist and then joined Herb P Read more


Artist matches Powered by AudioScrobbler