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New Orleans Music: Professor Longhair’s Boogie Tutorial – Video

If you ever wondered where rock and roll and funk came from well, a lotta folks look to this man, Professor Longhair. His unique piano style and the mix of African rhythms seems old hat today, but he’s the one who with his own piano inventions lead the way for these popular American art forms.

New Orleans Music: Professor Longhair’s Boogie Piano

Professor Longhair is considered the king of New Orleans piano. Although many have surpassed him in technique and complexity his basic rhythms and style have had a major influence on New Orleans music.

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