Famous Keyboard artists

Keyboard is an instrument which produces different notes when different keys are pressed. The advantage of keyboard is that different notes can be played simultaneously or in close succession to each other. A versatile keyboard player can play any style of music on the keyboard. The modern day keyboard has finally evolved from many previous versions.

The keyboard is different from the piano, and is definitely a cheaper investment overall. If you are looking for keyboard classes, Ossia Music School is just the place. They conduct classes for adults and children, and also have short-term classes if you are unsure of committing to learning this instrument long-term. For Keyboard Class Singapore, you should definitely check them out here: http://ossia.edu.sg/course/keyboard


There are many famous piano artists who have made their mark in history. Few of them will be discussed here in this article.

Lonnie Liston Smith started his career as a piano player. He played American jazz, soul and funk music. He played with jazz artists like Pharoah Sanders and Miles Davis. With Pharoah Sanders he discovered the electric piano.
Ramsey Lewis is also an American pianist, jazz composer and also a radio personality. Smith has recorded over 80 albums in his career and has won three Grammy awards and seven gold records.

Billy Currie is a violinist, pianist, keyboardist and a songwriter from England. His most successful work includes new wave band Ultravox, in the year 1980s.

Vadim Pruzhanov is an Ukrainian keyboardist who plays for UK power metal band DragonForce. He started learning piano at the age of 8 and continued to learn it in school as well. At the age of 12 he started composing his own songs and began showing interest in rock music. He met the members of his band in school while studying in London.

Bernie Worrell was a famous American keyboardist and composer known for his work Talking Heads. He was a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted in 1997. He began his formal music lessons at the age of three and wrote concerto at the age of eight. He took up music as his subject in college and received a degree from the New England Conservatory of Music in 1967.

Nicky Hopkins was a famous English pianist and organist. He has done many notable performances in British and American pop and rock music releases from 1960s to 1990s. He started playing piano at the age of 3 and he was tutored by a local piano teacher and he won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music in London.

The basic step to be like any of the above mentioned keyboardists is to learn keyboard. This can b done by self-tutoring or by learning under an experienced teacher. You can also enroll in any keyboard classes Singapore to learn better.