Changes In Boogie Woogie – Albert Ammons
Step back in time with this transcription of a historic Albert Ammons original. Recorded at the very first Blue Note Records session, this blues is a piano journey through six keys.
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- Recording: Albert Ammons - Meade Lux Lewis - The First Day
- Recorded on: January 6, 1939
- Label: Blue Note (7-98450-2)
- Concert Key: C
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium)
- Piano - Albert Ammons
Interestingly, Albert is the father of Gene Ammons, whose own compositions are also on jazzleadsheets.com.
September 23, 1907 – December 2, 1949
Albert Ammons, one of the most influential figures in early jazz piano, is best remembered for his contributions to the burgeoning style of boogie-woogie piano. Albert was born in Chicago on September 23, 1907. He began playing professionally at age 17 when he and childhood friend Meade "Lux" Lewis, both taxi drivers at the time, started to play together in various Chicago nightclubs and rent parties. Read more...