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Ronnie Mathews

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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    Ronnie Mathews, Roland Alexander, Freddie Hubbard

    Prestige Records
    2002
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    Ronnie Mathews/Roland Alexander/Freddie Hubbard

    Fantasy Jazz
    2002
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    Doin' The Thang!

    Prestige Records
    2000
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    So Sorry Please...

    Prestige Records
    1985
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    Song For Leslie

    Prestige Records
    1980
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    Roots, Branches & Dances

    Prestige Records
    1979
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    Trip To The Orient

    Prestige Records
    1975
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Featured recording “Once I Love”

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Once I Love

441 Records (2003)
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