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What is for you the most amazing piano album?

Asked by rexpresso (920points) October 18th, 2010

If in addition to the artist/album name you can give me one or two youtube clips… would be much appreciated! Thanks :)

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Cruiser's avatar

Anything by Scott Joplin gets my vote.
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Maple Leaf Rag

diavolobella's avatar

I also vote for Scott Joplin. For the holidays, nothing beats George Winston’s “December” album.

Cruiser's avatar

T Lavitz was the keyboardist in Steve Morses band the Dixie Dregs and is my favorite modern keyboardist. Watch him play High Falutin’ Blues

Foolaholic's avatar

Billy Joel has a fantastic album of pieces he composed in the classical style. It’s called Fantasies & Delusions: Music for Solo Piano, and there are plenty of clips on YouTube if you’re interested.

Vortico's avatar

Gershwin would have to be my all-time favorite. I’m not a huge fan of the orchestral performances of songs like Rhapsody in Blue, but the piano version really captures my attention.

jazmina88's avatar

Chick Corea My Spanish Heart is incredible

and Bruce Hornsby

Cruiser's avatar

@jazmina88 You are not kidding!! Just beautiful compositions!! GA!

aprilsimnel's avatar

Art Tatum was a master pianist.

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