Jimmy Rowles Similar Artists

Don Pullen - 89% match to Jimmy Rowles

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Don Gabriel Pullen, 25 December 1941, Roanoke, Virginia, USA, d. 22 April 1995, New York City, New York, USA. After playing piano in church, accompanying gospel singers, Pullen worked in various R&B bands before turning to jazz. In the early 60s he studied with Muhal Richard Abrams, and Giuseppi Logan, with whom he made his recording debut in 1964. Pullen also continued Read more

Hank Jones - 89% match to Jimmy Rowles

Genres: Christian & Gospel Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Henry Jones, 31 July 1918, Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA. Eldest of three remarkable brothers in jazz (Thad Jones and Elvin Jones), Hank Jones was raised in Pontiac, Michigan and by the beginning of his teenage years played piano professionally in local bands. In 1944 he went to New York where he joined the Oran ‘ Hot Lips’ Page band. Although Jones had previously b Read more

Randy Weston - 77% match to Jimmy Rowles

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Randolph Weston, 6 April 1926, New York City, New York, USA. Weston grew up in Brooklyn and in the late 40s ran a restaurant that was frequented by many of the city’s leading bebop musicians. Deciding to pursue a musical career himself, he played piano with various R&B bands (including a record session with the Clovers) and also worked with Eddie ‘Cleanhead Read more

Benny Green - 74% match to Jimmy Rowles

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Al Haig - 69% match to Jimmy Rowles

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Allan Warren Haig, 22 July 1924, Newark, New Jersey, USA, d. 16 November 1982, New York City, New York, USA. One of the first bop pianists, and for a time among the very best of them, Haig spent the second half of the 40s in excellent musical company. Active in the clubs of New York, he played with Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker and Dizzy Gillespie and proved to be an outst Read more


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