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Joe Bonner

Joe Bonner
Born: Apr 20, 1948 in Rocky Mount, NC
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: A fine pianist who was originally heavily influenced by McCoy Tyner, Joe Bonner is an excellent interpreter of modal-based music and advanced hard bop. He studied music at Virginia State College and early on played with Roy Haynes (1970-1971), Freddie Hubbard (1971-1972), Pharoah Sanders (1972-1974), ...Read full biography
Impressions of Copenhagen
Released: 1981
Label: Evidence
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Originally released by Theresa and reissued on CD by Evidence in 1992, this frequently exquisite set features the McCoy Tyner-inspired piano of Joe Bonner on four originals, Cal Massey's "Quiet Dawn," ...Read full review
The Lifesaver
Released: 1974
Label: Muse
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Although Joe Bonner's Angel Eyes was actually recorded a month earlier, Lifesaver was his first album to be released. This solo piano date is still one of Bonner's best. The influence of McCoy Tyner is ...Read full review
More Joe Bonner albums: Main Albums (14)