Stomp the grinder down : Texas Blues Piano

Posted: September 2, 2011 in Boogie Woogie, Michael Hortig, Texas

Author : Michael Hortig

Source : Blues & Rhythm, 250 & 251
(two articles)


“Quite by chance I found the ‘Online Texas Death Index’, where death certificates from 1890 to 1976 are available. Much bibliographical data of little known pianists such as Black Boy Shine, Bessie Tucker, and Wilson ‘Thunder’ Smith have been found, providing the background for this two-part article on Texas Blues Piano.”



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