Boogie Woogie

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Boogie is a jazz variation style of blues played on the piano with a strong, fast beat.  Nobody really knows where the name “Boogie-Woogie” came from, although the music genre can be dated as far back as the 1870’s in the lumber camps of old-time Texas.  Boogie woogie is an extremely rhythmical and exciting piano style that was popular in the 1920s and played in honky-tonks on the South Side of Chicago.  This style of music was developed in African American communities to let the listeners move to the music and it is very conducive to dancing.  The left piano hand plays bass notes while the right hand is free to experiment playing riffs.

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