Dick Wellstood

    Dick Wellstood

    • Dick Wellstood
    Dick Wellstood

    Dick Wellstood

    • Dick Wellstood

    Dick Wellstood

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        One of the two great stride pianists (along with Ralph Sutton) to emerge during the 1940s when members of their generation were generally playing bebop, Wellstood kept an open mind toward later styles (he loved Monk) while sounding at his best playing classic jazz. A little more subtle than Sutton, Wellstood was also a powerful pianist who was a superb interpreter of the music of James P. Johnson and his contemporaries. He came to New York with Bob Wilber's Wildcats in 1946 and ... Read more

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