Piano blues

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Piano blues is a catch-all term for blues genres that are structured around the piano as the primary musical instrument. Boogie woogie is one of the best known styles of piano blues.[1] Piano is also featured in Chicago blues and West Coast blues. Blues pianists also influenced the genres of swing, R&B, jazz, and rock and roll.[2]

Blues pianists[edit]


  1. ^ "Boogie Woogie". The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  2. ^ "Blues". Jazz Piano. Retrieved August 14, 2014.