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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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Boogiefeszt  »  Friss hírek a boogie világából  »  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, Balázs Dániel was an official performer this year. As usually, the world's very best boogie woogie pianists played there, the concerts lasted more than 5 hours (!) with more than 20 pianists (!).

The following video was taken at the very first festival in 08.08.1988., at the 1st Hamburger Blues und Boogie Festival's Jam Session. Enjoy!