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Music, dance, lifestyle… This joyful musical style of the 30’s and 40’s America calls every time the audience’s attention immediately with its groove, rhythm and virtuosity. The genre had its golden age that time, but it is originated from former times.

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News and articles from Boogie World

Join the festival’s facebook page!

Join the festival’s facebook page!

We share many interesting news and information about Boogiefeszt and the world of boogie woogie on our facebook page. Join now and don't miss any post: https://www.facebook.com/BoogieFeszt/

Check out the new video of Balázs Dániel Trio

Check out the new video of Balázs Dániel Trio

The Balázs Dániel Boogie Woogie Trio is the only ensemble in Hungary that plays boogie woogie in a traditional line-up. Everyone who has seen and heard them are convinced that Balázs, just like the other members Ferenc and Barnabás are all masters of their instrument. They have great spirit, punchy jokes and...

1. Hamburger Blues und Boogie Festival

1. Hamburger Blues und Boogie Festival

The first boogie woogie festival in Europe was held in Hamburg, in 1988. The exact date of the festival is every year 08.08., this refers to the 88 keys of a piano. Axel Zwingenberger and Vince Weber organizes this highly successful festival every year since then, this year it was the 25th jubilee. The organizer of Boogiefeszt...

New album of Dániel Balázs has been released

New album of Dániel Balázs has been released

The festival's organizer has released a brand new album recently, called Boogie Cocktail. In addition to his signature boogie woogie, you can enjoy blues, stride and New Orleans jazz numbers aswell on this solo CD. For more information visit Mr. Firehand's official website.

A taste of Meade Lux Lewis’ playing

A taste of Meade Lux Lewis’ playing

We can hear a boogie woogie classic performed by Meade Lux Lewis and Big Joe Turner. In this clip an actor is playing Joe, but the pianist is Lewis himself. He played his riffs with a fantastic power, he never looked on the keys. Among the three main boogie woogie pianists maybe he had the most complex style, he used a lot of plolyrhythms...

The Boogie Woogie Trio

The Boogie Woogie Trio

Three fantastic pianist has made a big contribution for popularizing boogie woogie in the beginning: Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson and Meade Lux Lewis. On the video you can see a duo of Ammons and Johnson. They recorded it in 1941, but it was published only in 1944. In their composition we can hear that they complement each other very well...