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Sat Mar 11, 2017, 10:22 AM

Okay, how about the best keyboardist?

I'll start off with a little Jelly Roll:



Now, who do you all like best at tickling the ivories?

-- Mal

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Reply Okay, how about the best keyboardist? (Original post)
malthaussen Mar 2017 OP
longship Mar 2017 #1
ghostsinthemachine Mar 2017 #2
GWC58 Mar 2017 #3
Nac Mac Feegle Mar 2017 #5
lastlib Mar 2017 #6
GWC58 Mar 2017 #7
Mendocino Mar 2017 #4
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 #8
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 #9

Response to malthaussen (Original post)

Sat Mar 11, 2017, 10:36 AM

1. No contest. Glenn Gould!



I might also nominate Sviatoslav Richter...

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Response to malthaussen (Original post)

Sat Mar 11, 2017, 10:50 AM

2. Easy one, Kyle Hollingsworth

From String Cheese Incident

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Response to malthaussen (Original post)

Sat Mar 11, 2017, 11:06 AM

3. This might not be what you had in mind, but

I've always been partial to the late Keith Emerson.

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Response to GWC58 (Reply #3)

Sat Mar 11, 2017, 11:02 PM

5. I thought of Keith, too

And Rick Wakeman,

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Response to GWC58 (Reply #3)

Sun Mar 12, 2017, 04:57 PM

6. Keith Emerson. Period. End of discussion.

Behind him, Rick Wakeman and Elton John. No others need apply.

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Response to lastlib (Reply #6)

Sun Mar 12, 2017, 05:37 PM

7. I saw ELP in 1977 @ the then

Baltimore Civic Center. They were fantastic!👍 Carl Palmer was not too shabby on percussion, either.

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Response to malthaussen (Original post)

Sat Mar 11, 2017, 09:48 PM

4. Art Tatum

One night in NYC, Fats Waller a great keyboardist himself, was performing in a club. In came Art Tatum. Waller stopped and said " I'm just a piano player, but God is in the house now."

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Response to malthaussen (Original post)

Sun Mar 12, 2017, 06:36 PM

8. I agree

 

Keith Emerson. Rip

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Response to malthaussen (Original post)

Sun Mar 12, 2017, 06:39 PM

9. Brent Mydland from the grateful dead too. And..

 

Bruce Hornsby

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