Bud Powell

    Top Songs

    1
    Collard Greens And Black-Eyed Peas (Rudy Van Gelder 24 Bit Mastering 98) (1998 Digital Remaster)Bud Powell
    2
    Sure ThingBud Powell
    3
    Strictly ConfidentialBud Powell
    4
    ButtercupBud Powell
    5
    Parisian ThoroughfareBud Powell

    Albums

    Similar Artists

      Popular On

        About

        Biography

        One of the giants of the jazz piano, Bud Powell changed the way that virtually all post-swing pianists play their instruments. He did away with the left-hand striding that had been considered essential earlier and used his left hand to state chords on an irregular basis. His right often played speedy single-note lines, essentially transforming Charlie Parker's vocabulary to the piano (although he developed parallel to "Bird"). Tragically, Bud Powell was a seriously ill genius.... Read more

        Chat About Bud Powell