Jazz journalist Gene Rizzo surveyed the best, most opinionated minds in the music industry as to who are the greatest jazz pianists of all time. They based their rankings on several qualities including skill, originality, and influence.
Herein lie the results, ranked in order and featuring fantastic photos, bios, and landmark recordings of the musicians. The book also ranks the next twenty selected, profiles the top ten women, and alphabetically lists all players considered.
Enjoy this provocative assessment of the most talented group of artists ever to play jazz piano.