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#1127238 - 09/29/08 02:08 PM Looking for Piano Jazz
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Registered: 08/10/07
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Loc: Belgium
I'm looking for Jazz music, similar to the dark, mysticalness ( )
of Ravel's Gaspard de la Nuit. Does anyone know something like that?

Thank You

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#1127239 - 09/30/08 10:06 AM Re: Looking for Piano Jazz
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Registered: 10/30/07
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Loc: Massachusetts
Hmmm, impressionists.

Certainly many modern jazz pianists were influenced by impressionists.

I have two specific suggestions (although I'm sure others will have many other suggestions):

1. check out Bill Evans (1950s - 1970s, give or take) and see where that leads you

2. check out South African pianist Abdullah Ibrahim's solo piano works (he also has many duo, trio, small group and large group recordings, but I am suggesting his solo piano work in this case); while not strictly impressionist, it is most certainly dark and mystical, and a whole lot more

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