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 with diverse right and left hand figures.
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