Six blues-roots pianists

Format: Music Score 1973
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Six pioneer pianists--Jimmy Yancey, Champion Jack Dupree, Little Brother Montgomery, Speckled Red, Roosevelt Sykes, and Otis Spann--are discussed in great detail. Their greatest solos are meticulously transcribed, and a discography augments this collection.
How long blues ; The Yancey special ; Yancey's bugle call / Jimmy Yancey
Mercy on me ; A good woman is hard to find ; Too evil to cry / Champion Jack Dupree
Tremblin' blues ; Vicksburg blues no. 2 ; Bass key boogie / Little Brother Montgomery
The dirty dozens ; Cow cow blues / Speckled Red
Highway 61 blues ; Gulfport boogie ; Red-eye Jesse Bell / Roosevelt Sykes
Spann's stomp ; Trouble in mind ; Don't you know / Otis Spann.

Additional Information
Subjects Piano -- Methods (Blues)
Piano -- Methods (Boogie woogie)
Piano -- Methods (Barrelhouse)
Piano -- Methods (Ragtime)
Piano music (Blues)
Piano music (Boogie woogie)
Piano music (Barrelhouse)
Piano music (Ragtime)
African American musicians.
Publisher New York :Oak Publications,1973
Other Titles 6 blues-roots pianists
Blues-roots pianists
Contributors Kriss, Eric.
Language English
Notes "A thorough guide to early blues piano styles with instruction, historical notes, discography, and complete music transcriptions of boogie woogie, barrelhouse, and ragtime solos. Based on recordings by six old blues masters"--Cover.
In part, with words.
Description 104 pages of music : illustrations ; 28 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 96-97).
Discography: pages 98-104.
ISBN 0825601444
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