Keyboard enthusiasts don't often find artists who utilize piano at the beginning of their songs. Here are 11 musicians who make music with piano... and do it well.
1. Regina Spektor
Spektor is a smart, powerful woman with catchy beats, and with such a diverse catalog, there's a song for everyone. What's not to love?
2. Ben Folds
3. Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
4. Sara Bareilles
An accomplished songwriter, Bareilles has eight albums AND a Broadway score among her credits. With a strong voice and skilled piano playing, she still manages to keep her songs diverse and interesting.
5. Tori Amos
Never afraid to put a powerful message into her music, Amos' red hair isn't the only reason she's considered so fiery.
6. Vienna Teng
7. Walk The Moon
Making her way to the top covering others' songs on her piano, Birdy's unique voice and her skilled playing made her a sensation at only 15. Since, she's composed her own beautiful, piano-centered music.
9. Ingrid Michaelson
Michaelson's a seasoned musician who started out on piano, collaborating with Bareilles and many others while hitting charts a few times. Her music can be described as folk-pop and is definitely worth a listen.
11. Emily Bear
Classified as a jazz pianist, Bear has been composing intricate pieces since she was a small child, gaining notary from Ellen at the young age of six. Bear's music is for anyone who loves a good piano piece, as she never writes lyrics.
No matter your taste in music, if you like keys, you're bound to like one of these musicians. If not, there IS always Beethoven...