Piano blues

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For Clint Eastwood directed film, see Piano Blues (film).

Piano blues refers to a variety of blues styles that are structured around the piano as the primary musical instrument. Boogie woogie is one of the best known styles of piano blues.[1] Swing, R&B, rock and roll and jazz are strongly influenced by blues piano.[2] Notable blues pianists include Roosevelt Sykes, Memphis Slim, Otis Spann, Sunnyland Slim, Pinetop Perkins, Dr. John, and Ray Charles.[3]

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  1. ^ Deane, Lorde. "Boogie Woogie". Retrieved 16 August, 2014. 
  2. ^ Jackie, Do. "Fats Domino Biography". rockhall.com. 
  3. ^ Feliz. "Piano blues artists". allmusic.com. 

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