List Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-2.5

TRENDING Famous Male Keytarists

5k views 48 items Embed
List of famous male keytarists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male keytarists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being keytarists. There are thousand of males working as keytarists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic keytarists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a keytarist then the people below should give you inspiration.

List people include Chick Corea Elektric Band, Patrick Moraz and many more.

While this isn't a list of all male keytarists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male keytarists?" and "Who are the best male keytarists?"
Photo: user uploaded image

Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic is an American singer, songwriter, parodist, record producer, satirist, actor, music video director, film producer, and author. He is known for his humorous songs that make light of popular culture and often parody specific songs by contemporary musical acts, ...more

More About

Age: 56

Birthplace: Downey, California, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Record producer, Keytarist, Television producer Musician, + more

Credits: UHF, 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection, Weird Al Presents Al-TV, Spy Hard

Also Ranked

#88 on The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

#1 on Who Should Play the Super Bowl Halftime Show?

#16 on The Strangest Opening Act Bookings Ever

#23 on The Greatest White Rappers of All Time

see more on "Weird Al" Yankovic
John Tesh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Keytarists
Photo: user uploaded image

John Frank Tesh is an American pianist and composer of pop music, as well as a radio host and television presenter. His ten-year-old "Intelligence for Your Life" radio show reaches 14.2 million listeners/week, and is syndicated by Teshmedia on 400 stations in the U.S., Canada, and the UK. In ...more

More About

Age: 63

Birthplace: USA, New York, Garden City

Profession: Film Score Composer, Journalist, Pianist, Musician Radio personality, + more

Credits: Soapdish, The Bodyguard, Shocker, Love Affair He Said, + more

Also Ranked

#78 on The Greatest Keytarists of All Time

see more on John Tesh
Chick Corea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Keytarists
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY

Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea is an American jazz and fusion pianist, keyboardist, and composer. Many of his compositions are considered jazz standards. As a member of Miles Davis' band in the 1960s, he participated in the birth of the electric jazz fusion movement. In the 1970s he formed Return to ...more

More About

Age: 74

Birthplace: Chelsea, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Jazz Pianist, Keytarist, Pianist Bandleader, + more

Credits: Classic Rhythm & Blues: Vol. 3, Classic Rhythm & Blues: Vol. 2, Chick Corea & Gary Burton: Interaction, Jam Miami: A Celebration of Latin Jazz Classic Rhythm & Blues: Vol. 4, + more

Also Ranked

#5 on The Best Organists in Rock and Jazz Today

#13 on The Greatest Organists in Rock and Jazz History

#33 on The Greatest Jazz Pianists of All Time

#45 on The Strangest Opening Act Bookings Ever

see more on Chick Corea
Thomas Dolby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Keytarists
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-2.5

Thomas Dolby is an English musician and producer best known for his 1982 hit "She Blinded Me with Science" and 1984 single "Hyperactive!". He has also worked extensively in production and as a session musician, as a technology entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, and as the Music Director for the TED ...more

More About

Age: 57

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Keytarist, Entrepreneur Musician, + more

Credits: Howard the Duck, We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story, Rockula, Gothic Roger Waters: The Wall: Live in Berlin, + more

Also Ranked

#9 on The Greatest Keytarists of All Time

see more on Thomas Dolby
Todd Rundgren is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Keytarists
Photo: Guus Krol/Flickr

Todd Harry Rundgren is an American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and record producer. Hailed in the early stage of his career as a new pop star, supported by the certified gold solo double LP Something/Anything? in 1972, his career has produced a diverse range of recordings, both as a solo ...more

More About

Age: 67

Birthplace: Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter, Recording Engineer Musician, + more

Credits: American Hustle, Dumb & Dumber, Almost Famous, Vanilla Sky

Also Ranked

#75 on Musicians Who Belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

#57 on These Poetic Geniuses Wrote Your Favorite Songs of All Time

#26 on The Greatest Keytarists of All Time

see more on Todd Rundgren
Donald Fagen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male Keytarists
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Donald Jay Fagen is an American musician and songwriter, best known as the co-founder and lead singer of the rock band Steely Dan. Following the initial breakup of Steely Dan in 1981, he launched a long-running, if sporadic, solo career in 1982, spawning four albums to date. The fourth album, Sunken ...more

More About

Age: 67

Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Keytarist, Songwriter, Musician Singer, + more

Credits: American Hustle, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Zodiac, Heavy Metal

Also Ranked

#77 on The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

#57 on The Greatest Rock Songwriters of All Time

#61 on The Best Solo Artists Who Used to Front a Band

#63 on List of Famous Jewish Singers and Songwriters

see more on Donald Fagen
Jan Hammer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Keytarists
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA

Jan Hammer is a composer, pianist and keyboardist. He first gained his most visible audience while playing keyboards with the Mahavishnu Orchestra in the early 1970s, as well as his film scores for television and film including "Miami Vice Theme" and "Crockett's Theme", from the popular 1980s ...more

More About

Age: 67

Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic

Profession: Record producer, Jazz Pianist, Keytarist, Songwriter Pianist, + more

Credits: Secret Admirer, Cocaine Cowboys, A Night in Heaven, Dark Angel Knight Rider 2000, + more

Also Ranked

#30 on The Greatest Organists in Rock and Jazz History

#66 on The Greatest Jazz Pianists of All Time

#16 on The Greatest Keytarists of All Time

#34 on The Best Jazz Pianists in the World

see more on Jan Hammer
Rick Wakeman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male Keytarists
Photo: Freebase/GNU Free Documentation License

Richard Christopher "Rick" Wakeman is an English keyboard player and songwriter best known for being the former keyboardist in the progressive rock band Yes. He is also known for his solo albums, contributing to the BBC comedy series Grumpy Old Men and for Rick's Place, his former radio show on ...more

More About

Age: 66

Birthplace: Perivale, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Musician, Composer Keyboard player

Credits: David Bowie: Five Years, Countdown, Yes: Live at Montreux 2003, Yessongs

Also Ranked

#7 on The Best Organists in Rock and Jazz Today

#4 on The Greatest Organists in Rock and Jazz History

#3 on The Greatest Keytarists of All Time

see more on Rick Wakeman