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Mel Powell - 63% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Melvin Epstein, 12 February 1923, New York City, New York, USA, d. 24 April 1998, Los Angeles, California, USA. As a teenager Powell played piano at Nick’s in New York City and soon thereafter joined Muggsy Spanier. His exceptional and at the time eclectic gifts attracted the attention of Benny Goodman, whom he joined in 1941. During his stint with Goodman he wrote seve Read more

D.D. Jackson - 61% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Robert Cleanth Kainien Jackson, 25 January 1967, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. After studying classical piano at Indiana University, Jackson then went to the Manhattan School of Music where he turned to jazz. He also studied with Jaki Byard and Don Pullen. The latter was to remain Jackson’s greatest influence, as he told JazzTimes ’ Willard Jenkins, Pullen ‘freed m Read more

Joe Bonner - 53% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
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Judy Carmichael - 30% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Judith Lea Hohenstein, 27 November 1957, Lynwood, California, USA. Carmichael grew up in a musical household and was taught piano by her mother from the age of four. A gifted pianist, she played piano for Jo Stafford when still only 10 years old. Her career began in earnest in the early 70s and flourished after she based herself in New York from the early 80s. Technically as Read more

Andy LaVerne - 28% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 December 1947, New York City, New York, USA. Playing the piano from an early age, LaVerne studied extensively including periods, sometimes brief, at the Berklee College Of Music, the Juilliard School of Music, and the New England Conservatory of Music. After considering other musical forms, in the early 70s he committed to jazz and joined Woody Herman’s big band. He a Read more

Max Morath - 28% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
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Bobby Enriquez - 24% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
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David Witham - 22% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
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Buck Hill - 20% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
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Hal Galper - 19% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Harold Galper, 18 April 1938, Salem, Massachusetts, USA. Galper was taught classical piano as a boy but turned to jazz and studied at the Berklee College Of Music between 1955 and 1958. He was taught privately by Jaki Byard and Herb Pomeroy. He moved to Boston in 1959 and played with Herb Pomeroy’s big band. Then he worked with Sam Rivers, Tony Williams, Chet Baker, St Read more

Frank Hewitt - 16% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
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Upper Left Trio - 16% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
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Winard Harper Sextet - 14% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Hiram Winard Harper, 4 June 1962, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Born into a very musical family, Harper began playing drums at the age of five. At eight years old he was a member of a rock band led by his brother Danny (trumpet/piano). Later, he switched to jazz and from the start of the 80s was a member of bands led by several distinguished musicians, among them Dexter Gordon a Read more

John Stowell - 13% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
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Joel Frahm - 11% match to Dick Wellstood

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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1970, Racine, Wisconsin, USA. As a child Frahm studied piano and also played bassoon but while in eighth grade at the Stephen Bull Fine Arts School where he had tuition from music teacher Gary Mollenkopf, he began playing tenor saxophone. In 1985 he moved with his family to West Hartford, Connecticut, where, as a student at William H. Hall High School, he came under the wing Read more


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