Dst File Converter Embroidery Boutique. Bud Powell Background information Birth name Earl Rudolph Powell Born ( 1924-09-27)September 27, 1924, New York, U.S. Died July 31, 1966 ( 1966-07-31) (aged 41) New York Genres, Occupation(s) Musician Instruments Piano Years active 1944–1965 Labels,,,,, Associated acts,,,, Earl Rudolph ' Bud' Powell (September 27, 1924 – July 31, 1966) was an American pianist.
Though was a close friend and influence, his greatest piano influence was. Along with, Monk, and, Powell was a leading figure in the development of modern jazz,. His virtuosity led many to call him the Charlie Parker of the piano.
Powell was also a composer, and many jazz critics credit his works and his playing as having 'greatly extended the range of jazz harmony.'
A contrafact is a musical composition built using the chord progression of a pre-existing one but introducing a new melody and arrangement. Typically the original tune's progression and song form will be reused but occasionally just a section will be reused in the new composition. This article is a list of notable contrafacts.