Boogie woogie stomp

Blue Note 75 Ammons could play only one song, having just regained the use of his hands after a temporary paralysis. His interest in boogie-woogie is attributed to his close friendship with Meade Lux Lewis and also his father's interest in the style. Has Anyone Seen Corrine.

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His interest in boogie-woogie is attributed to his close friendship with Meade Lux Bogoie and also his father's interest in the style. The Rhythm Kings' version of "Swanee River Boogie" sold a million copies, and their recording of "Boogie Woogie Stomp" has been described as "the first bar piano based boogie-woogie, [which] was imitated by many jazz bands. Cripple Clarence Lofton Vol.

Albert Ammons

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He continued to tour as a solo artist, and between and recorded his last sides, for Mercury Recordswith the bassist Israel Crosby, and took on the position of staff pianist with the Lionel Boogiee Orchestra.

In the four created a sensation at the Spirituals to Swing concert in Carnegie Hall, establishing boogie-woogie as a crowd-pleasing trend that stmp good money for most of the popular big bands in atomp nation, including those led by Benny Goodman, who actually jammed with Ammons, and Tommy Dorsey, who never hesitated to take advantage of a good thing.

Ammons was also the woovie of the Boogie Woogie Trio, a hot little unit that recorded a stomp called "Woo Woo" with trumpeter Harry James for the Brunswick record company on February 1, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Albert Clifton Ammons March 1, — December 3, [1] was an American pianist and player of boogie-woogiea bluesy jazz style popular from the late s to the mids.

Has Anyone Seen Corrine. A major inspiration to generations of improvising musicians, Albert Ammons is best remembered as an exciting pianist who inaugurated the Blue Note record label by hammering out blues and boogie duets with Meade "Lux" Lewis, and as the father of hard boovie tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons.

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Ammons recorded a passel of duets with Pete Johnson for Victor inbut then ceased performing for a while after accidentally severing a fingertip while fixing up a sandwich. Listen on Apple Music. Richard Cook's Jazz Encyclopedia. During the years he returned to Chicago, held down a steady gig at the Bee Hive, and periodically recorded for Mercury, backing legendary blues woman Sippie Wallace, collaborating with guitarists Lonnie Johnson and Ike Perkins, and, on April 8,sharing a memorable session with his son Gene Ammons.

Oldie Blues OL Boogie Woogie Stomp The Boogie Woogie Trio, Vol. In the early to mids Ammons worked as a cab driver for the Silver Taxicab Company.

Ammons was born in ChicagoIllinois. The Definitive Guide to the Blues. Jazzbluesboogie-woogie.

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Four days before he died, he had been at the Yancey apartment listening to Don Ewell and Jimmy Yancey play. Born in Chicago on September 23,he learned the rudiments of piano from his parents and neighbors and began cultivating an ability to play the blues when he was 12 years old.

In he met up with his boyhood friend Meade Lux Lewis, who was also then a taxi driver. Retrieved 20 January The latter honoured Ammons, on the occasion of the th anniversary of Ammons' birth, with his album, A Tribute to Albert Ammons. Groovin' with Jug The Chase! BORN September 23, The Oxford Companion to Jazz. This page was last edited on 2 Augustat A Left Hand Like God:

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