Meade Lux Lewis

By Stuart Kremsky

 

            Meade Lux Lewis, along with Albert Ammons and Pete Johnson, was one of the most influential and successful boogie-woogie piano players. Primarily a fast, piano-based music made for dancing; boogie woogie is described by Smithsonian music historian Martin Williams as “…a percussive blues piano style—no one knows how old—in which an ostinato bass figure, usually (but not always) played eight beats to the bar, is juxtaposed with a succession of right hand figures.” When Lewis... Read More

City Of Origin:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genre:
Jazz, Classic Jazz, Boogie Woogie
Birthdate:
09/04/1905
Death date:
06/07/1964
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Closin' Hour Blues

Closin' Hour Blues / Far Ago Blues
+ $0.78

Far Ago Blues

Closin' Hour Blues / Far Ago Blues
+ $0.78
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