Favorite Keyboardists!

Chris Martin
Christopher Anthony John Martin (born 2 March 1977) is the English lead singer, pianist, and occasional rhythm guitarist of the popular rock band ... more »
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Ray Manzarek
One of the most influential keyboard players in the history of rock music, The Doors member Ray Manzarek was born on February 12, 1939. Born to Polish immigrants in Chicago, IL, he ... more »
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Bruce Hornsby
Hornsby was born in Williamsburg, VA, and grew up in that combination college town and tourist center, later attending the University of Miami and the Berklee School of Music. He then spent years playing in ... more »
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Jon Lord
A founding member of heavy metal institution Deep Purple, keyboardist/composer Jon Lord was born June 9, 1941, in Leicester, England. He began playing piano at age nine, later forgoing his classical studies ... more »
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Rick Wakeman
Born in Perivale, Middlesex, England, Rick Wakeman's interest in music manifested itself very early, and from the age of seven on he studied classical piano. At the age of 14, he joined a local band, ... more »
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Tori Amos
Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos) was one of several female singer/songwriters who combined the stark lyrical attack of alternative rock with a distinctly '70s musical approach. Her music falls between the orchestrated meditations of ... more »
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Marc Cohn
One Sunday morning in the early '70s, a youngster in Cleveland caught an earful of Van Morrison's Astral Weeks and his ... more »
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Billy Joel
Although Billy Joel never was a critic's favorite, the pianist emerged as one of the most popular singer/songwriters of the latter half of the '70s. Joel's music consistently demonstrates an affection for Beatlesque hooks and ... more »
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Elton John
In terms of sales and lasting popularity, Elton John was the biggest pop superstar of the early '70s. Initially marketed as a singer/songwriter, John soon revealed he could craft Beatlesque pop and pound out rockers ... more »
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