Sunday, October 4, 2009|1:00 AM - 2:30 AM

James P. Johnson's Last Rent Party!

A Fundraiser to Purchase A Headstone for the grave of James P. Johnsonfeaturing Dick Hyman and a cast of many other pianists.

James Price Johnson photo

James Price Johnson

Piano

James Price Johnson [also known as Jimmy Johnson] (February 1, 1894November 17, 1955) was an African-American pianist and composer. With Luckey Roberts, Johnson was one of the originators ...

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Ted Rosenthal photo

Ted Rosenthal

Piano

Ted Rosenthal is one of the leading jazz pianists of his generation. The first-prize winner of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition in 1988, Ted has gone ...

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Dick Hyman photo

Dick Hyman

Piano

Throughout a busy musical career that got underway in the early '50s, Dick Hyman has functioned as pianist, organist, arranger, music director, and composer. His versatility in all ...

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John Bunch photo

John Bunch

Piano

Born and raised in Tipton, Indiana, a small farming community, he studied piano from George Johnson, a well-known Hoosier jazz pianist. By the age of 14 he was ...

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Tardo Hammer photo

Tardo Hammer

Piano

Tardo Hammer is one of the most respected pianists on the scene today. He has played in bands led by Bill Hardman-Junior Cook, Lou Donaldson, Art Farmer-Clifford Jordan, ...

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Conal Fowkes photo

Conal Fowkes

Piano

Conal Fowkes, born in Zambia and a graduate of The Royal College of Music, London, came to New York in 1996 and has been in constant demand as ...

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Terry Waldo photo

Terry Waldo

Piano

Terry Waldo, ragtime pianist nonpareil and eminent scholar of the form, is musical director and arranger at the piano. Mr. Waldo is worth the price of a ticket. ...

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Ethan Iverson photo

Ethan Iverson

Piano

Ethan Iverson (born February 11, 1973 in Menomonie, Wisconsin) is a pianist and composer best known for his work in the post-modern piano trio, The Bad Plus, with ...

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Spike Wilner photo

Spike Wilner

Piano

Michael Spike Wilner, was born in the city of Manhattan. His father is a professor of Hematology and his mother a clinical social worker. Spike hails from a ...

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Mike Lipskin photo

Mike Lipskin

Piano

For more than two decades local jazz fans and those from remote parts of the United States and Europe have come to San Francisco's night spots and concert ...

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Aaron Diehl photo

Aaron Diehl

Piano

Hailed by the New York Times as a Revelation, and the Chicago Tribune as The most promising discovery that [Wynton] Marsalis has made since Eric Reed, Aaron Diehls ...

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