I used to hear Dave McKenna at the Copley Plaza in Boston where he played in the winter time, and I've collected most of his recorded work (Concord label). Fine solo piano and has held his own in many first cabin groups, but for all I know, I may be his only fan.
Well, Al, at least there are two of us if you count both the UK and the US. Chances are there are many more not revealed by this forum's activity. Equipment gets lots more attention here than music - as you've no doubt noted.