Piano blues facts for kids

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Piano blues is a type of Blues music where the piano is the main musical instrument used. Boogie woogie is the best known kind of piano blues, though barrelhouse, swing, R&B, rock and roll and jazz are also important.

Notable artists of Piano blues

  • Albert Ammons
  • Leroy Carr
  • Ray Charles
  • James Crutchfield
  • Charles "Cow Cow" Davenport
  • Blind John Davis
  • Fats Domino
  • Champion Jack Dupree
  • Cecil Gant
  • Dr John
  • Henry Gray
  • Booker T. Laury
  • Meade "Lux" Lewis
  • Professor Longhair
  • Willie Love
  • Jay McShann
  • Big Maceo Merriweather
  • Amos Milburn
  • Little Brother Montgomery
  • Pinetop Perkins
  • Henning Pertiet
  • Buster Pickens
  • Boogie Woogie Red
  • Memphis Slim
  • Sunnyland Slim
  • Otis Spann
  • Pinetop Smith
  • Willie "The Lion" Smith
  • Roosevelt Sykes
  • Henry Townsend
  • Mose Vinson
  • Jimmy Yancey
  • Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne
  • Silvan Zingg
  • Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Moon Mullican
  • Merrill Moore
  • Joe Pullum
  • Piano Red
  • Speckled Red
  • Little Willie Littlefield
  • Chuck Miller

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