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Bud Powell

Bud Powell

Born: 27th September 1924, Harlem, New York, USA

Died: 31st July 1966, Kings County, New York, USA

Nationality: American

Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell was an American jazz pianist and composer. Along with Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Kenny Clarke and Dizzy Gillespie, Powell was a leading figure in the development of modern jazz. His virtuosity led many to call him the Charlie Parker of the piano. Powell was also a composer, and many jazz critics credit his works and his playing as having "greatly extended the range of jazz harmony".

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Classic Recordings, The Amazing Bud Powell Volumes 1 & 2

Matt revisits timeless recordings from the genius who defined bebop piano, Bud Powell.

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