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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: December 2, 1935 | Died: June 28, 2008

One of the most prestigious pianists of the past 40 years and yet one of those essential contributors to the puzzle of jazz history who has not received due recognition. It seems Ronnie Mathews would be more a household name than it is, for his lofty investment into jazz. His years of touring and his many albums, both as leader and sideman, are overwhelming in number. Critics have showered accolades upon his name and affectionately compare him to fellow pianists Thelonious Monk and Bud Powell, with a sprinkle of McCoy Tyner. Not that Ronnie ever imitated them, but rather, that he is in league with these jazz greats....
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Featured recording “Once I Love”

Once I Love

441 Records
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    Ronnie Mathews, Roland Alexander, Freddie Hubbard

    Prestige Records
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    Ronnie Mathews/Roland Alexander/Freddie Hubbard

    Fantasy Jazz
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    Doin' The Thang!

    Prestige Records
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    So Sorry Please...

    Prestige Records
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    Song For Leslie

    Prestige Records
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    Roots, Branches & Dances

    Prestige Records
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    Trip To The Orient

    Prestige Records
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