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. Swing, R&B, rock and roll and jazz are strongly influenced by blues piano. Notable blues pianists include Roosevelt Sykes, Memphis Slim, Otis Spann, Sunnyland Slim, Pinetop Perkins, Dr. John, and Ray Charles.

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