Pete Johnson – Central Avenue Boogie


[Apollo Series]

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Pete Johnson – Central Avenue Boogie
Delmark DD 656 (1992) [Apollo Series]
Compact Disc

1947 small group sessions.

IN THE BEGINNING there was three: Pete Johnson, Albert Ammons and Meade Lux Lewis. These men, fine pianists all, created the great boogie-woogie rage of the 30s and 40s. They stood at the peak of the boogie-woogie pyramid. Everybody imitated them; all the big name bands had to have boogie-woogie arrangements. But the real article was played on by a few pianists, of whom these three were the best. Pete Johnson is generally considered to have been the most brilliant of the three.

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Weight 4 oz
Dimensions 6 × 5 × 0.5 in