RALPH SUTTON

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Ralph Earl Sutton was an American jazz pianist born 4 November 1922 in Hamburg, Missouri. He died 30 December 2001 in Evergreen, Colorado.

Ralph Sutton was the greatest stride pianist to emerge since World War II, with his only close competitors being the late Dick Wellstood and the very versatile Dick Hyman. Nearly alone in his generation, Sutton kept alive the piano styles of Fats Waller and James P. Johnson, not as mere museum pieces but as devices for exciting improvisations. Although sticking within the boundaries of his predecessors, Sutton infused the music with his own personality; few could match his powerful left hand. Ralph Sutton played with Jack Teagarden's big band briefly in 1942 before serving in the Army. After World War II he appeared regularly on Rudi Blesh's This Is Jazz radio show and spent eight years as the intermission pianist at Eddie Condon's club, recording frequently. He
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RALPH SUTTON Piano Moods album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano Moods
Stride Piano 1950
RALPH SUTTON Plays Music of Fats Waller album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Plays Music of Fats Waller
Stride Piano 1950
RALPH SUTTON Backroom Piano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Backroom Piano
Stride Piano 1955
RALPH SUTTON Piano Solos In The Classic Jazz Tradition album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano Solos In The Classic Jazz Tradition
Stride Piano 1956
RALPH SUTTON A Salute To Fats album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Salute To Fats
Stride Piano 1957
RALPH SUTTON Jazz At The Olympics album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz At The Olympics
Stride Piano 1961
RALPH SUTTON Ragtime USA album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ragtime USA
Ragtime 1963
RALPH SUTTON Knocked Out Nocturne: Ralph Sutton Plays Fats, J.P., Bix, And Willie The Lion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Knocked Out Nocturne: Ralph Sutton Plays Fats, J.P., Bix, And Willie The Lion
Stride Piano 1969
RALPH SUTTON Changes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Changes
Stride Piano 1975
RALPH SUTTON Piano Moods (1976) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano Moods (1976)
Stride Piano 1976
RALPH SUTTON Alligator Crawl (vol.42) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alligator Crawl (vol.42)
Stride Piano 1976
RALPH SUTTON Piano Solos album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Piano Solos
Stride Piano 1978
RALPH SUTTON Ralph Sutton & Classic Jazz Collegium (aka  I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 46) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ralph Sutton & Classic Jazz Collegium (aka I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 46)
Big Band 1979
RALPH SUTTON The Last of the Whorehouse Piano Players: Volume 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Last of the Whorehouse Piano Players: Volume 1
Stride Piano 1979
RALPH SUTTON Ralph Sutton  &  Jay McShann ‎– Last Of The Whorehouse Piano Players Vol. II album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ralph Sutton & Jay McShann ‎– Last Of The Whorehouse Piano Players Vol. II
Stride Piano 1980
RALPH SUTTON Ralf Sutton & Kenny Davern : Trio vol.2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ralf Sutton & Kenny Davern : Trio vol.2
Stride Piano 1980
RALPH SUTTON Ralph Sutton And The Jazzband album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ralph Sutton And The Jazzband
Stride Piano 1981
RALPH SUTTON Bix Beiderbecke Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bix Beiderbecke Suite
Stride Piano 1982
RALPH SUTTON Ralph Sutton & Jay McShann : Last of the Whorehouse Piano Players album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ralph Sutton & Jay McShann : Last of the Whorehouse Piano Players
Stride Piano 1989
RALPH SUTTON Easy Street album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Easy Street
Stride Piano 1991
RALPH SUTTON Partners In Crime album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Partners In Crime
Stride Piano 1994

RALPH SUTTON EPs & splits

RALPH SUTTON Ralph Sutton & Jess Stacy : Piano Solos album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ralph Sutton & Jess Stacy : Piano Solos
Stride Piano 1953

RALPH SUTTON live albums

RALPH SUTTON Jazz In The Troc! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz In The Troc!
Stride Piano 1966
RALPH SUTTON Ralph Sutton, Ruby Braff, Milt Hinton, Mousey Alexander ‎: On Sunnie's Side Of The Street album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ralph Sutton, Ruby Braff, Milt Hinton, Mousey Alexander ‎: On Sunnie's Side Of The Street
Stride Piano 1968
RALPH SUTTON The Ralph Sutton Trio  And Bob Wilber : The Night They Raided Sunnie's album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Ralph Sutton Trio And Bob Wilber : The Night They Raided Sunnie's
Stride Piano 1969
RALPH SUTTON Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live
Stride Piano 1978
RALPH SUTTON Ralph Sutton & Jack Lesberg ‎: We've Got Rhythm / Live At Hanratty's album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ralph Sutton & Jack Lesberg ‎: We've Got Rhythm / Live At Hanratty's
Stride Piano 1981
RALPH SUTTON Ralph Sutton & Jack Lesberg : Duet / Live At Hanratty's album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ralph Sutton & Jack Lesberg : Duet / Live At Hanratty's
Stride Piano 1981
RALPH SUTTON Eye Opener album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Eye Opener
Stride Piano 1991
RALPH SUTTON At St. George Church album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At St. George Church
Stride Piano 1992
RALPH SUTTON Maybeck Recital Hall Series, Volume Thirty album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Maybeck Recital Hall Series, Volume Thirty
Stride Piano 1993
RALPH SUTTON Live at Sunnie's Rendezvous vol 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Sunnie's Rendezvous vol 1
Stride Piano 1997
RALPH SUTTON The Second Set album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Second Set
Stride Piano 2000
RALPH SUTTON Ralph Sutton Trio : Swings St. Louis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ralph Sutton Trio : Swings St. Louis
Stride Piano 2000
RALPH SUTTON Home Again album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Home Again
Stride Piano 2002
RALPH SUTTON Ralph Sutton with Ted Easton's Jazzband album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ralph Sutton with Ted Easton's Jazzband
Stride Piano 2002
RALPH SUTTON Wondrous Piano: The Private Family Recordings 1961 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wondrous Piano: The Private Family Recordings 1961
Stride Piano 2003
RALPH SUTTON It’s So Nice It Must Be Illegal! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It’s So Nice It Must Be Illegal!
Stride Piano 2005
RALPH SUTTON I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Stride Piano 2005

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RALPH SUTTON Ralph Sutton with Jay Mcshann : Last of the Whorehouse Piano Players - The Original Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ralph Sutton with Jay Mcshann : Last of the Whorehouse Piano Players - The Original Sessions
Stride Piano 1992
RALPH SUTTON In Copenhagen album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Copenhagen
Stride Piano 2009

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