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Bud Powell

p, 1924-1966 US, Harlem
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Bud Earl Powell

Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell (September 27, 1924 – July 31, 1966) was a jazz pianist, born and raised in Harlem, New York City. While Thelonious Monk became his close friend, his greatest influence on piano was Art Tatum.Along with Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, Powell was a leading figure in the development of modern jazz, or bebop. His virtuosity led many to call him the Charlie Parker of the piano. Powell was also a composer, and he "greatly extended the range of jazz harmony."

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Polka Dots And Moonbeams - Rudy Van Gelder/24 Bit Mastering/1998 Digital Remaster on The Amazing Bud Powell by Bud Powell
A Night In Tunisia on The Amazing Bud Powell by Bud Powell
Salt Peanuts on The Quintet: Jazz At Massey Hall [Original Jazz Classics Remasters] by The Quintet
Un Poco Loco on The Amazing Bud Powell by Bud Powell
Cleopatra's Dream - Remastered 2003/Rudy Van Gelder Edition on The Very Best by Bud Powell
You Go To My Head on The Amazing Bud Powell by Bud Powell
52nd Street Theme - Rudy Van Gelder Edition/1998 Digital Remaster on The Amazing Bud Powell: Vol. 1 by Bud Powell
Bouncin' With Bud on The Amazing Bud Powell by Bud Powell
There Will Never Be Another You on A Portrait of Thelonious by Bud Powell
Perdido on The Quintet: Jazz At Massey Hall [Original Jazz Classics Remasters] by The Quintet

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Complete Amazing Bud PowellBud Powell2018Compil.
3 Essential Albums ( Jazz Giant / Blues In The Closet / The Genius Of Bud Powell )Bud Powell2018Compil.
Two Days In ParisDon Byas & Bud Powell2017Compil.
Jazz At Massey Hall: The 10-Inch LP CollectionMax Roach, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus2015Album
Blue Note Best Jazz Collection - Bud Powell 2Bud Powell2014Compil.
Birdland 1953Bud Powell2013Compil.
Live At Birdland 1957Bud Powell2013Album
In ScandinaviaBud Powell2012Album
The Amazing Bud Powell, Volume 1 & 2Bud Powell2012Compil.
Tempus Fugit / Un Poco Loco (1st Take)Miles Davis / Bud Powell2012Single
Trio & SoloBud Powell2011Compil.
Kind Of PowellBud Powell2010Album
The Blue Note YearsBud Powell2009Compil.
The Complete RCA Trio SessionsBud Powell2009Compil.
Piano Interpretations & Blues In The ClosetBud Powell2008Compil.
In EuropeBud Powell2006Album
The Very BestBud Powell2005Compil.
Budd's BubbleBud Powell2005Compil.
Dance Of The InfidelsBud Powell2005Compil.
Genius Of The Be Bop Piano: 1944-1951Bud Powell2004Compil.
Live At BirdlandBud Powell2004Album
BebopBud Powell2004Compil.
Modern Jazz ArchiveBud Powell2004Compil.
Birdland 1953 The Complete Trio RecordingsBud Powell2004Compil.
EternityBud Powell2004Album
Parisian ThoroughfaresBud Powell2003Compil.
The DefinitiveBud Powell2002Compil.
Bud PowellBud Powell2002Compil.
Paris SessionsBud Powell2002Compil.
Live In Lausanne 1962Bud Powell2002Album
Strictly Powell And Swingin' With BudBud Powell2001Compil.
Here Is Bud Powell At His Rare Of All Rarest Performances Vol. 1Bud Powell2001Compil.
Bud Powell Trio - Vol .1Bud Powell2001Single
Just One Of Those ThingsBud Powell2001Compil.
Bud PowellBud Powell2001Compil.
Tempus Fugue-ItBud Powell2001Compil.
Complete 1947-1951 Blue Note, Verve & Roost SessionsBud Powell2001Album
Jazz Piano MastersBud Powell2000Compil.
Bouncing With BudBud Powell2000Compil.
New York 1944-1949Bud Powell2000Compil.
The Bud Powell CollectionBud Powell1999Compil.
Young BudBud Powell1999Compil.
Ultimate BebopBud Powell, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker1999Compil.
The Blue Note YearsBud Powell1999Compil.
Ultimate Bud PowellBud Powell1998Compil.
1945-1947Bud Powell1998Compil.
Planet JazzBud Powell1997Compil.
Jazz Profile: Bud PowellBud Powell1997Compil.
The Bebop BoysFats Navarro, Sonny Stitt, Bud Powell1997Compil.
New York - ParisDuke Jordan - Bud Powell1997Compil.
Dance Of The InfidelsBud Powell1996Compil.
Bud Plays BirdBud Powell1996Album
Cleopatra's Dream (The Very Best Of Bud Powell)Bud Powell1996Compil.
Jazz & Blues CollectionBud Powell1995Compil.
Plays His Own CompositionsBud Powell1995Compil.
All God's Chillum Got RhythmBud Powell1995Compil.
Dance Of The InfidelsBud Powell1995Compil.
The Be-Bop FathersCharlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell1995Compil.
PianologyBud Powell / Thelonious Monk1994Album
The Complete Bud Powell On VerveBud Powell1994Compil.
The Best Of Bud Powell On VerveBud Powell1994Compil.
The Complete Blue Note And Roost RecordingsBud Powell1994Album
Bud PowellBud Powell1993Compil.
Compact JazzBud Powell1993Compil.
The Master Saxes - Club Convert Vol.1 : 48/61Barney Wilen / Charlie Parker / Lucky Thompson / Lee Konitz / Cecil Payne / Zoot Sims / Budd Johnson Meet Bud Powell1993Album
The LegacyBud Powell1991Compil.
Bud PowellBud Powell1991Compil.
"Celia" 1947-1957Bud Powell1990Compil.
Parisian ThoroughfareBud Powell1990Compil.
"More Unissued" Vol. 1 1953 To 1959Bud Powell1990Album
Bud PowellBud Powell1989Compil.
Groovin' At The Blue Note, 59-61Bud Powell1989Album
Relaxin' At Home, 61-64Bud Powell1989Album
Tribute To Thelonious, 64Bud Powell1989Album
Writin' For Duke, 63Bud Powell1989Album
Return To Birdland, 64Bud Powell1989Album
Holidays In Edenville, 64Bud Powell1989Album
The Best Of Bud PowellBud Powell1989Compil.
Burning In U.S.A., 53-55Bud Powell1989Album
Cookin' At Saint-Germain, 57-59Bud Powell1989Album
Early Years Of A Genius, 44-48Bud Powell1989Album
Award At Birdland, 64Bud Powell1989Album
In EuropeBud Powell1988Compil.
New York All Star SessionsBud Powell1988Album
Bud Powell & Thelonious MonkBud Powell & Thelonious Monk1986Compil.
The Genius Of Bud PowellBud Powell1986Compil.
The Complete Bud Powell Blue Note Recordings (1949-1958)Bud Powell1986Compil.
Monk & PowellThelonious Monk & Bud Powell1985Album
Alternate TakesBud Powell1985Compil.
Master Takes. The Savoy RecordingsDexter Gordon With Bud Powell, Fats Navarro, Tadd Dameron1985Compil.
Blue PearlBud Powell1984Single
Hot HouseBud Powell1984Album
Jazz Masters Of The Keyboard Vol. IINat King Cole, Erroll Garner, Bud Powell, Oscar Peterson1984Compil.
the verve collectors´ itemTeddy Wilson, Gene Krupa, Count Basie, Oscar Moore, Ray Brown, Max Roach, Bud Powell, Willie Smith, Sonny Criss, Stan Getz, Barney Kessel1983Album
Bud Powell 1953 At BirdlandBud Powell1983Album
Bud Powell Vol. 2Bud Powell1983Compil.
I Remember Bud PowellBud Powell1982Single
Simply Amazing!!Bud Powell1982Album
Cleopatra's DreamBud Powell1982Compil.
Inner Fires: The Genius Of Bud PowellBud Powell1982Album
Europa JazzChet Baker, Gerry Mulligan, Bud Powell, Clark Terry1981Compil.
Bud PowellBud Powell1979Compil.
Bud PowellBud Powell1979Compil.
A Tribute To CannonballDon Byas / Bud Powell1979Album
Bud Powell With George Duvivier & Art TaylorBud Powell With George Duvivier & Art Taylor1978Compil.
The Genius Of Bud Powell, Vol. 2Bud Powell1978Compil.
1953 Summer Sessions Broadcast PerformancesBud Powell1977Album
Charlie Parker Vol. 1Charlie Parker With Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Max Roach1977Compil.
1953 Spring Sessions Broadcast PerformancesBud Powell1977Album
1953 Autumn Sessions Broadcast PerformancesBud Powell1977Album
The Artistry OfBud Powell1976Single
The Genius Of Bud PowellBud Powell1976Single
The Genius Of Bud PowellBud Powell1976Compil.
At Their Rare Of All Rarest Performances Vol. 1Charlie Parker, Fats Navarro, Bud Powell1975Album
Bud In ParisBud Powell1975Album
The Treasury Of Modern Jazz 4Bud Powell, Oscar Peterson1975Compil.
Broadcast Performances 1953, Vol. 1 Of 6 VolumesBud Powell1973Album
The Greatest Jazz Concert EverCharlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, Max Roach1973Compil.
Bud PowellBud Powell1973Compil.
Ups 'n DownsBud Powell1972Compil.
Bud PowellBud Powell1969Single
Cleopatra's Dream / The Scene ChangesBud Powell1968Single
Blue Note Café Paris, 1961Bud Powell1968Album
Blues For BouffémontBud Powell1966Album
Hot HouseBud Powell1966Album
This Was Bud PowellBud Powell1966Compil.
The Jazz Legacy Of Bud PowellBud Powell1966Compil.
The Genius Of Bud PowellBud Powell1966Compil.
A Portrait Of TheloniousBud Powell1965Album
The Vintage YearsBud Powell1965Compil.
The Return Of Bud PowellBud Powell1964Album
Strictly ConfidentialBud Powell1964Album
Bud Powell In ParisBud Powell1963Album
Blakey In ParisArt Blakey Featuring Bud Powell And Lee Morgan1961Album
Paris Jam SessionArt Blakey • Bud Powell • Barney Wilen • Wayne Shorter • Lee Morgan1961Album
The Essen Jazz Festival All StarsColeman Hawkins • Bud Powell • Oscar Pettiford • Kenny Clarke1960Album
The Lonely One...Bud Powell1960Single
De Face ... Et De ProfilBud Powell1960Compil.
The Lonely OneBud Powell1959Album
The Lonely One...Bud Powell1959Album
The Lonely OneBud Powell1959Single
The Scene Changes, Vol. 5Bud Powell1959Album
The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 4 - Time WaitsBud Powell1958Album
Jazz At Massey Hall Volume 4Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, Max Roach And Charlie Chan1958Single
Jazz At Massey Hall Volume 1Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, Max Roach And Charlie Chan1958Single
Swingin' With BudBud Powell1958Album
Jazz At Massey Hall Volume 3Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, Max Roach And Charlie Chan1958Single
The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 3 - Bud!Bud Powell1957Album
Coscrane / Over The Rainbow / Time Was / They Didn't Believe MeBud Powell1957Single
Opus De BopStan Getz, Sonny Stitt, Fats Navarro, Bud Powell, Hank Jones, Max Roach1957Album
Piano Interpretations By Bud PowellBud Powell1956Single
Jazz GiantBud Powell1956Album
Sonny Stitt / Bud Powell / J.J. JohnsonSonny Stitt / Bud Powell / J.J. Johnson1956Compil.
Piano Interpretations By Bud PowellBud Powell1956Album
Piano InterpretationsOscar Peterson, Art Tatum, Teddy Wilson, Bud Powell1955Album
The Amazing Bud Powell (Volume 1)Bud Powell1955Album
Bud Powells MoodsBud Powell1955Album
Jazz OriginalBud Powell1955Album
The Artistry Of Bud PowellBud Powell1954Album
Bud Powell's MoodsBud Powell1954Compil.
The Amazing Bud Powell, Volume 2Bud Powell1954Album
Bird - Diz - Bud - Max Vol. 1Bird - Dizzy Gillespie - Bud Powell - Max Roach1953Single
Bird - Diz - Bud - MaxBird - Dizzy Gillespie - Bud Powell - Max Roach1953Single
Bird - Diz - Bud - MaxBird - Dizzy Gillespie - Bud Powell - Max Roach1953Album
Bud's Blues / Fine And DandySonny Stitt Quartet Featuring Bud Powell1952Album
The Amazing Bud PowellBud Powell1952Album
AmazingBud Powell1951Compil.
I'll Keep Loving You / Tempus Fugue-ItBud Powell1951Album
Sonny Stitt And Bud Powell QuartetSonny Stitt, Bud Powell1951Album
Over The Rainbow / A Night In TunisiaBud Powell / The Bud Powell Trio1951Album
Un Poco Loco / It Could Happen To YouThe Bud Powell Trio / Bud Powell1951Album
Piano SolosBud Powell1951Album
Bud Powell Piano SolosBud Powell, The Bud Powell Trio1950Album
Celia / All God's Chillun Got RhythmBud Powell1950Album
Piano SolosBud Powell1950Single
Strictly Confidential / YesterdaysBud Powell1950Album
Storia Della Musica (Vol. X) N. 9Woody Herman, Bud Powell, Zoot Sims, Erroll GarnerSingle
The Best YearsBud PowellCompil.
Body And Soul / Sweet Georgia BrownBud PowellAlbum
Rare Broadcast PerformancesCharlie Parker, Bud Powell, Fats NavarroAlbum
Rare Broadcast PerformancesCharlie Parker - Fats Navarro - Bud PowellAlbum
Piano FavoritesBud PowellSingle
Bud Powell At His Very Best 1949→1951Bud PowellCompil.
Verve Jazz No. 19Bud PowellCompil.
Ornithology - Trio Performances From Birdland: 1953Bud PowellAlbum
Swing Sessions 10 - 1946-1950Kenny Clarke, James Moody, Fats Navarro, Bud Powell, Howard McGhee, John LewisCompil.
The Art Tatum - Erroll Garner - Bud Powell - Billy Taylor YearsArt Tatum - Erroll Garner - Bud Powell - Billy TaylorCompil.
Jazz At Massey Hall Volume 2Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, Max Roach And Charlie ChanSingle
Cherokee/It Never Entered My MindBud PowellSingle
The Great Jazz Concerts At The Original "Royal Roost" - Never Available Heretofore!Tadd Dameron, Miles Davis, Kai Winding, Bud Powell, Lee Konitz, J.J. Johnson, Chuck Wayne, Buddy DeFrancoAlbum
Eight Classic AlbumsBud PowellCompil.
First & ForemostBud PowellAlbum
Sure Thing / Collard Greens And Black-Eye PeasBud PowellAlbum
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