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List of notable or famous keytarists from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top keytarists born in the United States and even some popular keytarists who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American keytarists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These keytarists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known keytarist from the United States is included when available.

With people ranging from "Weird Al" Yankovic to Donald Fagen, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

This historic keytarists from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American keytarists of note?" and "Who are the most famous keytarists from the United States?" These prominent keytarists of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American keytarists.

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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, original songs that are style pastiches of the work of other acts, and polka medleys of several popular songs, featuring his favored instrument, the accordion. Since his first-aired comedy song in 1976, he has sold more than 12 million albums, recorded more than 150 parody and original songs, and has performed more than 1,000 live shows. His works have earned him four Grammy Awards and a further 11 ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

Birthplace: Downey, California, United States of America

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Chick Corea is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Keytarists from the United States
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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 Forever. Along with Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner, and Keith Jarrett, he has been described as one of the major jazz piano voices to emerge in the post–John Coltrane era. Corea continued to pursue other collaborations and to explore various musical styles throughout the 1980s and 1990s. He is also known for promoting and fundraising for a number of social issues. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 77

Birthplace: Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA

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Chris Marion is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Keytarists from the United States
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Chris Marion is an American musician best known as a member of Little River Band and for his contribution to the rock music and gospel music industries. Born in Belton, Texas,and growing up in rural Virginia, Marion started his musical career as a pianist for his traveling family gospel group. He started taking piano lessons at age 4 and continued classical training on piano, trombone, and voice through college. After graduating with honors from Chilhowie High School in 1980, Marion pursued a degree in Music at Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee although eventually graduating with a degree in Psychology. It was the time at Carson Newman that made end roads and relationships ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: Belton, Texas, United States of America

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Donald Fagen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Keytarists from the United States
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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 Condos, was released on October 16, 2012. In 1993, Fagen and Becker reunited and have since toured and released albums as Steely Dan. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 71

Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States of America

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