boogie-woogie


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boogie-woogie

a style of piano jazz using a dotted bass pattern, usually with eight notes in a bar and the harmonies of the 12-bar blues
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Mary Donnelly Haskell: ``Each song has it own style, from Hawaiian to boogie-woogie.
This album, which features the glorious Basie rhythm section of Jo Jones (drums) and Walter Page (bass), also spotlights legendary boogie-woogie pianist Sammy Price on half of its dozen cuts.
Then he moved on, fusing jump blues, swing, boogie-woogie and pop into a toe-tapping retro sound that sent his career soaring yet again.
While her torch-song delivery is rooted in big band, her boogie-woogie piano is steeped in jump blues and r&b.
It's a delightfully sly stew of styles, made with production, writing and musical help from Waits, former X guitarist Tony Gilkyson and others, mixing cajun, blues, Lieber and Stoller pop jokes, boogie-woogie, jump, Dixieland and much more.
Although he's not considered an innovator, the late Webster stood tall as a tenor who could purr on ballads and tear his way through boogie-woogie stompers.
Never a fan of traditional British culture - he considers Shakespeare ``vastly overrated'' - Whitcomb fell in love with New Orleans jazz, Texas boogie-woogie and gangster movie slang.
Also worth checking out are boogie-woogie and jump-blues rarities like the Five Blazes' ``Chicago Boogie'' and Andrew Tibbs' ``Bilbo Is Dead,'' named for a U.
Opening the show will be boogie-woogie pianist-singer Rob Rio, whose specialty is jump blues of the '40s and '50s.
Kids Make a Difference Day,'' a children's charity gala, will present teen-age boogie-woogie blues pianist Taryn Donath as the feature entertainer.
The two perform standards, boogie-woogie, and smooth jazz together, and Teresa will do some of her own blues and rock.