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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His passion for this kind of music led him to the creation in 2002 of the "International Boogie-Woogie Festival" in Lugano, Switzerland, that is still very successful.
The Beginnings," includes a chapter on "Industries and Centers Supporting Boogie-Woogie in the South," which recounts stories of piano playing in the barrelhouses of lumber and turpentine camps of the Southern states, extending from Florida northward to the Carolinas and westward to Texas and Oklahoma.
He is a renowned performer of boogie-woogie, ragtime, jazz piano, swing and big band rhythm and blues.
6) Mondrian stuck with jazz and became obsessed with its rhythm: His paintings of the 1940s are, among other things, the most articulate criticism of the complex rhythmic structure of boogie-woogie piano ever produced.
The boogie-woogie champs certainly had an impact ,m the New Orleans pianists over the two decades that followed the style's popularity, though "Piano Blues" doesn't draw a direct line to Fats Domino or Professor Longhair (and completely ignores Roosevelt Sykes).
THE last-gasp Prix de l'Opera winner's name is derived from her breeding to replicate the phonetic version of ZZ Top, the Texan heavy-metal boogie-woogie band famed for their beards (except for drummer Frank Beard, the only group member without substantial chin-fluff).
Despite the name, they weren't some hippy band from the '70s, but rocked solid with a kind of boogie-woogie side at times.
New to audiences might be the fact that the lindy hop, along with the Charleston, cakewalk, minstrel blues and boogie-woogie, was not originally called swing, but rather jazz.
The ensuing styles, namely Blues, Swing, and Boogie-woogie thus become the focus of this study.
One of the most traditional country songs on the album, the track treads a contemporary line with solid boogie-woogie keyboarding and flawless electric guitar.
Boogie-Woogie Piano is a well-designed and compact text that may be used as an introduction to boogie-woogie for the intermediate/advanced student or as a supplemental resource for the seasoned professional.
At the other end of the scale the Swing Commanders's repertoire includes 1940s classics, boogie-woogie, western swing, and 50's jump jazz.