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Dick Hyman

Dick Hyman
United States
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Dick Hyman (born March 08, 1927 in New York City) is an American keyboard player and composer. He studied at Columbia University and played with many noted jazz musicians (Teddy Wilson, Red Norvo, Benny Goodman). Hyman did different recordings under different nicknames and in 1966 recorded a cover of "Moritat" on harpsichord with his trio which sold over a million copies. During late 60s he investigated the earliest periods of jazz and ragtime and researched and recorded the music of some of the first early jazz figures. Hyman also experimented with various keyboard instruments, including Baldwin and Lowrey organs. In the late 60s he recorded a series of avant-garde albums using a Minimoog synthesizer. He recorded some of the most appreciated albums of the Space Age Pop genre. Hyman has also worked for TV, scoring film soundtracks for Woody Allen, and as a jazz pianist and organist.
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Dick Hyman / Judy Hyman — Late Last Summer Dick Hyman / Judy Hyman — Late Last Summer
(Left Ear 641444108725, 2012, CD)
Dick Hyman — Moog - The Electric Eclectics of Dick Hyman Dick Hyman — Moog - The Electric Eclectics of Dick Hyman
(Varese Sarabande VSD-5788, 1969/1997, CD)

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