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List of famous keytarists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top keytarists in the world? This includes the most prominent keytarists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable keytarists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic keytarists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned keytarists.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including "Weird Al" Yankovic and Imogen Heap.

From reputable, prominent, and well known keytarists to the lesser known keytarists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the keytarist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous keytarists ever?" and "What are the names of famous keytarists?" then you're in the right place. (56 items)
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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, ...more

Age: 57

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

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John Tesh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Keytarists
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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

Age: 64

Birthplace: Garden City, New York, United States of America

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

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

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#79 on The Greatest Keytarists of All Time

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Chick Corea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Keytarists
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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 ...more

Age: 75

Birthplace: USA, Massachusetts, Chelsea

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

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#10 on The Greatest Keytarists of All Time

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Thomas Dolby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Keytarists
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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

Age: 58

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

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#9 on The Greatest Keytarists of All Time

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