Best Progressive Rock Keyboardists

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The Top Ten

1 Keith Emerson Keith Emerson Keith Noel Emerson was an English keyboardist and composer. Emerson played in a number of bands before he found his first commercial success with the Nice.
2 Richard Wright Richard Wright Richard William "Rick" Wright was an English musician, composer, singer and songwriter. He was the main keyboardist and a backup vocalist for the psychedelic and progressive English rock band, Pink Floyd .
3 Jordan Rudess Jordan Rudess Jordan Rudess is an American keyboardist and composer best known as a member of the progressive metal/rock band Dream Theater and the progressive rock supergroup Liquid Tension Experiment.
4 Robert Fripp Robert Fripp
5 Geddy Lee Geddy Lee Geddy Lee Weinrib, known professionally as Geddy Lee, is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist, bassist, and keyboardist for the Canadian rock group Rush.
6 Tony Banks V 1 Comment
7 Jon Anderson
8 Kerry Minnear
9 Richard Barbieri
10 Rick Wakeman

All of these players are great but I personally believe Rick Wakeman is the best. If you need proof just listen to Fragile, Close to the Edge, Tales from Topographical Oceans, Going for the One; Anderson, Bruford, Wakemon, Howe; and his Life on Mars piano tribute to David Bowie.

The Contenders

11 John Evan
12 Mike Pinder
13 Tony Kaye
14 Peter Bardens
15 Gary Brooker
16 Matthew Fisher
17 Chris Copping
18 Ian McDonald
19 Dickey Sims V 1 Comment
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