Bud Powell

Bopís fleetest pianist, capable of incredible single line improvisations in the 1940s, although subsequent personal problems slowed him slightly.

His later life was the subject of a Tavernier film, starring Dexter Gordon in Budís role.

Jazz Bands & Musicians:
Louis Armstrong
Bix Beiderbecke
Art Blakey
Cab Calloway
Nat King Cole
John Coltrane
Miles Davis
Bill Evans
Benny Goodman
Erskine Hawkins
Stan Kenton
Andy Kirk
Mills Blue Rhythm Band
Charles Mingus
Thelonious Sphere Monk
Bud Powell
Sonny Rollins
Art Tatum