An American jazz pianist/keyboardist and composer best known for his versatility with jazz piano styles.
Over a 50 year career he has functioned as pianist, organist, arranger, music director, and, increasingly, as composer.
His versatility in all of these areas has resulted in well over 100 albums recorded under his own name and many more in support of other artists.
Hyman has also investigated ragtime and the earliest periods of jazz and has researched and recorded the piano music of Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, James P. Johnson,etc.
In 1995 Dick penetrated into the Jazz Hall of Fame of the Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies and the New Jersey Jazz Society.
Hyman has had an extensive career in New York as a studio musician and won seven Most Valuable Player Awards from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
In the 1960s, Hyman recorded several innovative pop albums on Enoch Light's Command Records.
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