Related Information for Roger Powell Roger Powell is probably best known for his work as a keyboardist and synthesist for Todd Rundgren's Utopia.(It is said that Rundgren enlisted Powell after hearing Powell's first solo record, COSMIC FURNACE.) Roger is known for his use of synthesizers, playing leads much like a guitarist would. There have been comparisons to Jan Hammer because of their shared interest in often emulating guitars with keyboard instruments. Roger's interest in keyboards went beyond his playing.. read more