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Bill Carrothers - 99% match to Kenny Werner

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1964, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Carrothers began playing piano professionally in the early 80s, soon establishing a reputation as a solid performer. During the next two decades he played many prestigious venues throughout the USA, including New York’s Village Gate, Knitting Factory and the revived Birdland, and also at Blues Alley in Washington, DC. In Europe he play Read more

Craig Taborn - 90% match to Kenny Werner

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Taborn began taking a serious interest in music as a child, playing keyboards in his pre-teens. Almost from the outset, he played piano and Moog synthesizer, moving from one to the other depending upon the nature of the music being performed. Later, he added sequencer, Fender Rhodes and Hammond B-3. Owing to the record collection at the Hennepin Read more

Eric Reed - 87% match to Kenny Werner

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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

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Larry Vuckovich - 83% match to Kenny Werner

Genres: Jazz
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Joanne Brackeen - 61% match to Kenny Werner

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Larry Willis - 61% match to Kenny Werner

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Lawrence Elliott Willis, 20 December 1942, New York City, New York, USA. Although destined to become a pianist of note, Willis also studied singing. His studies took him to the High School of Music and Art and the Manhattan School of Music. In the early 60s he began a decade long round of playing under leaders such as Jackie McLean, Hugh Masekela, Kai Winding and Stan Getz. Read more

Laszlo Gardony - 38% match to Kenny Werner

Genres: Jazz
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Ravi Coltrane - 33% match to Kenny Werner

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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6 August 1965, Huntington, New York, USA. The son of John Coltrane and Alice Coltrane, a musical career might have appeared inevitable. However, despite studying soprano saxophone while in high school, he gave up music when his older brother was killed in a road accident. By this time Coltrane was living in California and it was not until he was 20 that he resumed playing. H Read more

Kevin Eubanks - 32% match to Kenny Werner

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 November 1957, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Eubanks comes from a very musical family: brother Robin Eubanks is a fine trombone player, Ray Bryant is his uncle and his mother, Vera, is a Doctor of Music. Kevin studied guitar at Berklee College Of Music and with Ted Dunbar. Throughout his teens he modelled his style largely on the fiery playing of John McLaughlin, but f Read more

Hal Galper - 31% match to Kenny Werner

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

Kevin Hays - 30% match to Kenny Werner

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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1 May 1968, New York City, New York, USA. Growing up in Greenwich, Connecticut, Hays began playing piano as a small child, encouraged by his father who also played piano. At first self-taught, he took lessons from the age of seven, attended a summer school and soon began listening to jazz on record. Local gigs followed even though he was still attending high school. In the m Read more

Mark Elf - 29% match to Kenny Werner

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Eugene Maslov - 27% match to Kenny Werner

Genres: Jazz
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John Stetch - 27% match to Kenny Werner

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Ivan Stechishin, 1966, Edmonton, Canada. Born into a family of Ukrainian descent, as a child Stetch heard and performed music constantly, singing in Ukrainian choral groups and also playing in a Ukrainian wedding band. After studying tenor saxophone and clarinet, he switched to piano in his mid-teens where he was able to find the technique necessary to bring to life the comp Read more

Upper Left Trio - 27% match to Kenny Werner

Genres: Jazz
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