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  • PeaceloveK

    Great pianist. I like his technique.

    mese scorso
  • wilfredovargas

    just great pianist....

    Aprile 2014
  • OG-Gurda

    God on the piano!

    Marzo 2014
  • saltyknuckles

    Featured on SaltyKnuckles ~ Oldies №67 - http://oldies.saltyknuckles.net/2014-10/

    Marzo 2014
  • Cat_007

    budism

    Febbraio 2014
  • therealme27

    amazing genius!

    Settembre 2013
  • samtfrost

    "Bud was the most brilliant that a spirit might be, a unique genius in our culture." – MAX ROACH "Bud is a genius." – CHARLIE PARKER "He laid down the basis of modern jazz piano." – DIZZY GILLESPIE "Bud is a genuine genius." – DUKE ELLINGTON

    Luglio 2013
  • samtfrost

    "No one could play like Bud; too difficult, too quick, incredible!" – THELONIOUS MONK "If I had to choose a single musician according to his artistic merit and the originality of his creation, but also for the greatness of his work, it would be Bud Powell. Nobody could measure up to him." – BILL EVANS "He was the foundation out of which stemmed the whole edifice of modern jazz piano. Every jazz pianist since Bud either came through him or is deliberately attempting to get away from playing like him." – HERBIE HANCOCK

    Luglio 2013
  • samtfrost

    Stalled by alcoholism, drugs, primitive mental health treatment and tuberculosis, was indeed that of the jazz musician maudit, a troubled combination of "prowess and pathos", regardless one of the twentieth century`s most beautiful and fiercely adventurous musical minds.

    Luglio 2013
  • Fullmettall

    good

    Novembre 2012
  • GiaNXGX

    Breathtaking

    Ottobre 2012
  • Domin_vlc

    http://www.facebook.com/WaltzMeBlues http://waltzmeblues.tumblr.com/

    Settembre 2012
  • dundee12

    So. Fucking. Good.

    Settembre 2012
  • MrJazzyMan

    I can't get enough of his music. I want more!

    Giugno 2012
  • Cicutacurare

    Increíble!!

    Aprile 2012
  • Druid66

    A wizard on the keys.

    Luglio 2011
  • grahamr93

    the greatest

    Maggio 2011
  • iDearBach

    moaning, damn. better than sex

    Aprile 2011
  • progtrance7

    someone

    Aprile 2011
  • robotbot

    impossible is nothing. he proved it

    Marzo 2011
  • Theeboon

    Impossible.

    Marzo 2011
  • YeolEumSon

    he plays the piano like a saxophone great!!!! Thats Music! in all senses!

    Dicembre 2010
  • chillhood

    exquisiteness

    Novembre 2010
  • Cousin_Eddy

    Brilliant!

    Maggio 2010
  • wingsoftoast

    I love Bud - but Monk sounds more like today.

    Marzo 2010
  • Sidewinder707

    I'm influenced, amazed and inspired by so many artists whose contributions were MONUMENTAL to the jazz idiom. However, if I was only allowed to name one person who, directly and indirectly, contributed the most to advancing the jazz idiom, (inc. modernizing jazz piano), I pick Bud Powell. Without him, would we have had Bill Evans? McCoy Tyner? Chick Corea? Keith Jarrett, to name a few? Please correct me if I'm wrong. I believe I'm fairly learned in this area, but by no means am I a scholar or historian. To the best of my knowledge, he was one of the first, if not the first pianist to conceptualize "King Parker's" blazing tempos, exquisitely executed melodies and contrafacts using a linear approach. It's likely this is why he was dubbed "Charlie Parker of the piano." Bud contributed SO much to the jazz idiom and to the advancement of contemporary piano performance in his short tragic life! It's an OUTRAGE his genius was never recognized much less appreciated while he was alive!

    Marzo 2010
  • ccex

    Why does everyone now play Monk tunes while so many Bud Powell compositions remain obscure? The two composer/pianists (along with Elmo Hope) were very close lifelong friends . Bud's heyday found Monk in obscurity, Monk was granted jazz sainthood postumously, with his work now required listening in any high school/college jazz course and necesary to know at any jam session. But why dont Bud's gems like the ballads "I'll Keep Loving You" and "Time Waits" get the respect of "Ruby My Dear" or "Ask Me Now"? I've made many musician friends who know Monk when I introduce them to obscure Bud Powell tunes like "Buster Rides Again", "I'm In the Mood for a Classic", or "Jump City" for the first time.

    Febbraio 2010
  • THXmille138

    sto figlio di puttana sa suonare davvero

    Febbraio 2010
  • Philistine88

    simply the greatest jazz pianist the world has ever known. An absolute tragedy that he hasn't gotten the limelight. He deserves the same recognition as Monk.

    Febbraio 2010
  • allbadendsall

    i'm having a hard time finding anything for some reason.

    Dicembre 2009
  • sGarrista-

    bud powell owns, to say the very least

    Ottobre 2009
  • Dardan-H

    "If I had to choose a single musician according to his artistic merit and the originality of his creation, but also for the greatness of his work, it would be Bud Powell. Nobody could measure up to him." - Bill Evans

    Ottobre 2008
  • SirAlecHendrix

    Bud Powell—now connected to the brandnew group ➤ Round Midnight

    Settembre 2008
  • -tgt-

    Wherever even some folks today find T. Monk's music not so easy to swallow doesn't take away from the fact that without Monk we wouldn't have had the wonder and genius that was Bud Powell.

    Agosto 2008
  • Grosseteste

    Peculiar that, because of the inept way that one of Bill Cunliffe's albums has been up-loaded to Last.fm, a lot of the plays in the charts aren't of Bud Powell at all.

    Giugno 2008
  • Dardan-H

    One of the greatest of all time, his version of 'Embraceable You' on 'Jazz At Massey Hall Vol.2' is really magnificant.

    Giugno 2008
  • Shaunography

    <3

    Giugno 2008
  • SYL2Oh

    Composer, pianist Bud Powell is recognized as the most influential virtuoso modern jazz. His music is a quest for the absolute.

    Aprile 2008
  • peeanolover

    ONE OF THE GREATEST PIANO PLAYERS.

    Febbraio 2008
  • F_Hole

    A tormented genius on the level of Thelonious Monk, with incredible technique and ideas. I often wonder what amazing things we would've heard from Mr. Powell if he hadn't suffered the business end of a policeman's nightstick.

    Dicembre 2006
  • lechasseur

    A god among men.

    Dicembre 2006
  • ecgwald

    an empty shoutbox for bud powell??

    Novembre 2006