Best Rock n Roll Pianists


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41 Tori Amos Tori Amos V 2 Comments
42 Tim Minchin
43 Mike Shinoda Mike Shinoda Michael Kenji "Mike" Shinoda is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, graphic designer, manager and film composer.

MIKE SHINODA... What can I say about U... I mean mike is I think the only pianist who can rap n play piano... He is in top 10 list of rappers n pianists so basically mike is amazing... N I can't even believe it that he is on 34th position because he deserves to be on top of the screen because he juz so awesome... JUST SO PHENOMENON... LOVE you MIKE... N LINKIN PARK!

He's quite underrated because of stunning vocals of chester, great sounds produced by the band...

Love Mike! Linkin Park is one of the few bands that keep rock alive nowdays!

44 John Paul Jones John Paul Jones John Baldwin, better known by his stage name John Paul Jones, is an English multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer.

Trampled Underfoot! Kashmir! Rock and Roll! come on people led zeppelin -

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45 Franz Nicolay

His piano and keyboard skills are off the chart, Pounds away with passion, his solo work is great too he proves he is a great lyricist and singer as well. Songs like Sequestered in Memphis are where he really gets into his zone

Has to be on there. He pounds away at the keyboard and piano like Ben Folds and Jerry Lee Lewis. Listen to any hold steady song for evidence of this.

He pounds away like Ben Folds and Jimmy Lee Lewis and he does it perfectly probably the only pianist who could work in The Hold Steady

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46 Derek Sherinian
47 Rick Davies

Definitely should be in the top ten he is awesome

Love his live rendition of "Another Mans Women".

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48 George Duke
49 Benny Andersson

Completely underrated as a keyboardist. Aside from just great technical skill, he also knew exactly how to get his keyboards to perfectly fit the mood of any song.

Are you kidding me...? He is at place no 39? He is one of the greatest pop piano player in the world. Listen to Intermezzo no1 and you see what I mean...

Now here is one cat that can rock man he has got the vote from kiwiland::

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50 Larry Knechtel V 1 Comment
51 Amy Lee Amy Lee Amy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter, classically trained pianist and composer. She is also the lead singer to the Arkansas band Evanescence. V 1 Comment
52 Allan Zavod

He rocks I love it when he plays.
- MGDog44

53 Benmont Tench V 1 Comment
54 Simon House
55 Dennis DeYoung

Not sure if anyone realizes it but he was the driving force behind Styx. Check out the piano work on the best of times.

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56 Jonathan Cain Jonathan Cain Jonathan Cain is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known for his work with The Babys, Journey and Bad English.

Watch Jonathan on the Revelation dvd & you will soon see he's not only great at playing the familiar Journey hits like "Open arms", "Faithfully", & "Whose crying now" but he shows he is also a master of classical piano. Amazing to watch! A great talented pianist of many styles!

57 Peter Allen

Great singer/songwriter/pianist that was the 1970s version of Cole Porter.

Just listen to his song 'Harbour'. Or 'Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)'. Or the syncopated rhythm in 'I Go To Rio'.

58 Floyd Cramer
59 Mickey Gilley
60 Keith Godchaux

Listen to 70's Dead and you will know why he should be on this list before many of the people listed above him.

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