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 boogie_woogie.html
Boogie woogie is a style of blues piano playing that became very popular in the 1940s and was extended from piano, to three pianos at once, guitar, big band, and country and western music.
Although the boogie woogie fad lasted only a few years, boogie woogie made a major contribution to the development of jump blues and ultimately to rock and roll and is still to be heard in clubs and on records throughout Europe and North America.
Two of the earliest recordings of pure boogie woogie to achieve popularity were "Honky Tonk Train Blues" by Meade Lux Lewis, recorded by Paramount Records; 1927 in music, first released in March of 1930, and "Pinetop's Boogie Woogie" by Pinetop Smith (1928 in music) recorded in 1928 and first released in 1929.
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/b/bo/boogie_woogie.html

  
 Jazz Resource Library - Style Sheets
Boogie Woogie, a term used to describe the blues piano playing that thrived roughly between the years 1920 and 1945, was a highly popular music in tenements.
Boogie Woogie was the first and to date the only exclusively piano music to issue from the blues.
"The piano was one of the last instruments to be mastered by the Negro performers, and it was not until the advent of boogie woogie that Negro musicians succeeded in creating a piano music that was within the emotional tradition of Negro music." (LeRoi Jones, Blues People, p.
www.jazzinamerica.org /l_stylesheets.asp?StyleID=5

  
 BOOGIE WOOGIE : MusicWeb Encyclopaedia of Popular Music
Meade Lux Lewis recorded '27; 'Pine Top's Boogie Woogie' was recorded '28; Montana Taylor and Charles 'Cow Cow' Davenport recorded '29 and boogie woogie might have become a fad, but the Great Depression intervened and the style had to wait a decade.
Adolescents all over the country pounded out boogie woogie on parlour pianos: it was superficially easy to play, a prequel to adolescent blues guitar, now called rock.
The words 'Boogie' and/or 'Woogie' were used in so many song titles that Jack Kapp at Decca Records allegedly tried to copyright them.
www.musicweb-international.com /encyclopaedia/b/B197.HTM

  
 Boogie Woogie Piano: From Barrelhouse to Carnegie Hall by Colin Davey
Boogie woogie is often confused with ragtime and stride piano.
Boogie woogie piano is a dynamic, colorful music form with an equally colorful history.
Boogie woogie arrangements were made of popular tunes such as Blue Moon, and even classical music, for example, Chopin's Polonaise in Boogie.
www.colindavey.com /BoogieWoogie/articles/ofamart.htm

  
 Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - WWII music and Lyrics
He's the boogie woogie bugle boy of company B. A root, a toot, a toodlie-a-da-toot.
He's the boogie woogie bugle boy of company B. He was some boogie woogie bugle boy of company B. And when he played his boogie woogie bugle
He's the boogie woogie bugle boy of company B. They made him blow a bugle for his Uncle Sam.
www.geocities.com /bascott99/boogiewoogie.htm

  
 The Boogie Woogie Beat: Rompin' Stompin' Rhythm
The inventors of the boogie woogie beat coaxed music out of honky tonk pianos: old uprights mildewed from perpetual humidity and the occasional Saturday night beer bath.
Boogie woogie stomped and wiggled its way across the country.
The boogie woogie craze was the most spectacular revolution in popular music to come along until Elvis Presley's Blue Suede Shoes.
www.riverwalk.org /proglist/showpromo/boogiewoogiebeat.htm

  
 Boogie-Woogie Artists
Band Boogie Woogie developed as a highly percussive piano-bassed music in the late '20s, and was characterized by a constant repeating rhythmic figure played by the pianist's left hand freeing the right hand for melody improvisation.
The latter three joined forces in the late '30s, as the Boogie Woogie Boys, enjoying a four year residency at the exclusive clubs, the Cafe Society, Uptown and Downtown in New Yourk, into the '40s.
Albert Ammons was one of the big three of late - '30s boogie - woogie along with Pete Johnson and Meade Lux Lewis.
www.history-of-rock.com /boogiewoogie_artists.htm

  
 Joey's Boogie Band
Boogie Woogie originated some 100 years ago in the southern states of the USA.
And Boogie Woogie is still alive with Joey's Boogie Band!
There is nothing like the sound of a pure and honest boogie - the driving force for Joey and his band.
www.geocities.com /alfrecords2000/jbb/jbband.htm

  
 Boogie-woogie (dance) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term boogie woogie is confusing; the dance can be danced to the music style called boogie-woogie but is most often danced to rock music of various kinds.
In parts of Europe, boogie-woogie is mostly danced as a social dance.
Boogie woogie as a competition dance is a led dance, not choreographed, and contains no acrobatic elements.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boogie-woogie_(dance)   (227 words)

  
 Welcome to the American Music Research Foundation Website
The AMRF is a federally registered 501(c)(3) dedicated to the preservation and promotion of all American Musical forms, particularly the blues, ragtime, boogie woogie, jazz, and rhythm and blues.
2003's Motor City Boogie Woogie and Blues Festival was recorded, the artists were interviewed for our archives, and footage from the festival and the interviews was edited into a 90 minute program that was aired on Detroit Public Television station WTVS.
We will of course be recording this year's festival, and are pleased to announce that the National Education Telecommunication Association (NETA), will be distributing "Boogie Woogie Festival," envisioned as a series encompassing past, present, and future productions, to all public television stations in the United States.
www.amrf.net   (227 words)

  
 Boogie-woogie (music) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although the boogie-woogie fad lasted only a few years, boogie woogie made a major contribution to the development of jump blues and ultimately to rock and roll and is still to be heard in clubs and on records throughout Europe and North America.
The boogie-woogie was very popular with country music performers and is considered part of the combined evolution of country music and blues towards rock and roll.
In classical music, the composer Conlon Nancarrow was also deeply influenced by boogie-woogie, as many of his early works for player piano demonstrate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boogie-woogie_(music)   (876 words)

  
 Diagrams explaining Piet Mondrian's Broadway Boogie Woogie Diagram 1
Diagrams explaining Piet Mondrian's Broadway Boogie Woogie
www.pietmondrian.it /english/diagram1.html   (876 words)

  
 BOOGIE-WOOGIE
"Boogie-Woogie" was inspired when Clark observed a couple attempting to combine truckin', peckin', and the boogie in a single routine.
Clark drew the picture in reverse on limestone from which the original print was pulled in 1940.
Being relaxed or possessed for a couple of hours on a Friday or Saturday night enabled them to rest on Sunday and "meet the man" again on Monday.
www.africanmetropolis.com /Claude_Clark/pages/boogie.htm   (876 words)

  
 Boogie Woogie by Martijn Schok
The usual 12 bar is broken in "Rocking' Boogie", but from an old rock and roller like me, this stuff is cooking.
I got a bit confused by the credits on the CD cover as to who was playing but a must have for boogie duet lovers.
This liittle tune has got to be a classic boogie someday.
www.boogiewoogie.com /TEST/ARTIST/SCHOK/Schokmaster.htm   (876 words)

  
 BOOGIE WOOGIE by Tim Wheals
This site is maintained by me, Tim Wheals, a boogie woogie pianist based in Cambridge, in England.
Listen to a couple of my boogie woogie MP3 recordings.
Come to the International Boogie Woogie Festival 1-3 July 2005 in Dorset, UK.
ds.dial.pipex.com /boogie-woogie/index.shtml   (876 words)

  
 AOL CityGuide: - Portland, OR - Boogie Woogie's - Bar/Club
Boogie Woogies creates a rowdy, piano-bar atmosphere that has attracted an eclectic crowd -- including urban hipsters requesting everything from Loverboy, to Glen Campbell, to Jerry Lee Lewis.
Search the Web with AOL Search (enhanced by Google) for Boogie Woogie's.
If this information is inaccurate or the business has closed, let us know.
cityguide.aol.com /portland/bars/venue.adp?id=113517337   (876 words)

  
 Boogie Woogie II Print by Anna Flores at Art.com
Boogie Woogie II Print by Anna Flores at Art.com
www.art.com /asp/sp.asp?PD=10291978&RFID=346898&engine=sitematch   (876 words)

  
 Influences
Through blues guitarists such as Albert Smith ("Guitar Boogie") and John Lee Hooker ("Boogie Chillin") the phrase came to refer to guitar playing, too.
The term came from "booger-rooger" which was an expression for a "hot" party or musical good time, used by Texas Twenties country bluesman Blind Lemon Johnson.
Gospel- The term "gospel music" was probably coined in the Twenties by Thomas Dorsey, a Georgia blues singer who was converted and began composing religious songs in popular styles.
www.history-of-rock.com /influences.htm   (876 words)

  
 Boogie Woogie by William Russell
Boogie Woogie men usually prefer an upright to a grand piano, the action of which is too stiff for their gymnastics.
Both Balinese music and the Boogie Woogie derive their strength and sureness of form from the fixed solidarity of the 4-4 meter which somehow is no hindrance to variety of rhythm.
The Boogie Woogie has often been found in conjunction with vocal blues and is ideally suited as a style to the accompaniment of the blues.
www.colindavey.com /BoogieWoogie/articles/russell.htm   (7753 words)

  
 Jazz Resource Library - Style Sheets
Boogie Woogie, a term used to describe the blues piano playing that thrived roughly between the years 1920 and 1945, was a highly popular music in tenements.
Boogie Woogie was the first and to date the only exclusively piano music to issue from the blues.
The very name Boogie was another name for the "house rent party." Both terms describe a phenomenon that took place in the crowded tenements of Chicago, Detroit, New York, and virtually every city with a large black population.
www.jazzinamerica.org /l_stylesheets.asp?StyleID=5   (739 words)

  
 Suomen tanssiurheiluliitto - Boogie Woogie dancing in Finland
Dancing without a choreography is a good way to develope a good skill of leading.
The name Lindy-hop was connected to thois dance in the festivities of the trans-Atlantic flight of Charles Lindberg on May 13th in 1927.
The dance is improvised and is not based on a pre-defined choreography.
www.tanssiurheilu.fi /bwcoaching.html   (2379 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Boogie woogie Article
Although the boogie woogie fad lasted only a few years, boogie woogie made a major contribution to the development of jump blues and ultimately to rock and roll and is still to be heard in clubs and on records throughout Europe and North America.
Boogie woogie is a style of blues piano playing that became very popular in the 1940s and was extended from piano, to three pianos at once, guitar, big band, and country and western music.
Clarence Williams was also one of the first musicians to record boogie woogie on phonograph records in 1923, although Williams did not play the style all the way through but rather used boogie woogie style playing on individual choruses of blues as a change of tone.
www.ipedia.com /boogie_woogie.html   (805 words)

  
 Boogie Woogie Intermediate DVD
Boogie Woogie is a swing style which has its roots in the European 6-count style of the 50’s Rock’n’Roll that is similar to the US East Coast style.
Boogie Woogie is famous for its hot, smooth, and exciting footwork and the emphasis on interpretation of the music without fixed choreography.
Boogie Woogie reflects the exuberant feeling of the rockin’ fifties with its petticoats, greasy hair, pony tails, and cool attitude as interpreted by Europeans.
www.swingdanceshop.com /boogiewoogie4.html   (289 words)

  
 Broadway Boogie-Woogie Caption
This is Piet Mondrian's famous painting called Broadway Boogie Woogie (1942-43).
www.people.virginia.edu /~smc3f/boogycap.html   (289 words)

  
 Class Act: Music: "B"
Broadway Melody of 1936 (big production finale, featuring Frances Langford, Buddy and Vilma Ebsen, June Knight and Eleanor Powell), 1935
Broadway Melody of 1940 (production number featuring vocals by Lois Hudnett dubbed by Carmen d'Antonin and The Music Maids and danced by Fred Astaire and Eleanor Powell), 1940
Broadway Serenade (excerpts sung several times by Jeanette MacDonald, finale production number sung and danced by Jeanette MacDonald and Chorus), 1939
www.classicmoviemusicals.com /musicb.htm   (289 words)

  
 Broadway Boogie Woogie
This painting Broadway Boogie Woogie gives a sensation of jazzy, jittery motion because the yellow squares, which are clearly visible to the What system because of their saturated color, are poorly visible to the Where system, because they are equiluminant with the off-white background.
Unlike Monet's Poppy Field, it is clear from the title Broadway Boogie Woogie that this illusory motion effect is exactly what Mondrian intended (or perhaps discovered he had achieved).
The grayscale version of Broadway Boogie Woogie shows that the yellow and gray squares are indeed very close to equiluminant with the off-white background.
webexhibits.org /colorart/mondrian2.html   (289 words)

  
 BOOGIE WOOGIE MAN JIMMY VALIANT
So sit back enjoy the ride you are fixing to take with none other than the one and only JIMMY BOOGIE WOOGIE MAN VALIANT.As Boogie always says,
the honor of calling him "Boogie" for that is what his friends have called him for years.
So Boogie will know he is still as popular as ever!
www.angelfire.com /nc3/boogie/pg1.html   (289 words)

  
 BOOGIE WOOGIE PRESS
The basic forms, structures, and licks of the great boogie woogie practitioners are presented in a concise, easy-to-follow way guaranteed to get you playing with steam-drill power and confidence in short order...
Our mission is to honor the boogie woogie piano artistry of Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, and Meade Lux Lewis by:
Publishing Learn Boogie Woogie Piano, the Artistry of Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, and Meade Lux Lewis by Colin Davey and Frank Poloney and selling boogie-woogie related products.
www.colindavey.com /BoogieWoogie   (289 words)

  
 Macbeeline - Boogie-Woogie - Free Screen Saver
In the last years of his life Mondriaan worked on a painting that would become his most famous work of art: "Victory Boogie Woogie".
Mondriaan lived and worked in Amsterdam, The Hague, Paris and New York.
www.macbeeline.com /boogie-woogie   (289 words)

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