Artist: Sammy Price
Title Of Album: Rockin' Boogie: The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions
Year Of Release: 2002/2008
Label: Disques Black & Blue
Genre: Jazz, Blues, Boogie-Woogie, Jump Blues, Piano Blues, Swing
Format: MP3@320 kbps
Sound Quality: FULL
Type: CDTotal Time: 1:08:57
Total Size: 155 MB
01. Rockin' Boogie
02. In The Evening
03. Boogie With Riffs
04. I Want A Little Girl
05. Squeeze Me
06. Cocktail For Two
07. Last Boogie
08. Willow Weep For Me
09. Trouble In Mind
10. What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry
11. Empty Bed Blues
12. Back Water Blues
13. Smack Dab
14. Willow Weep For Me (Take 1)
15. Milt's Oldest Brother
16. Nobody Wants You When You're Down And Out
17. Claudia In The Crowd
18. Squeeze Me (Take 1)
Sammy Price (October 6, 1908 – April 14, 1992) was an American jazz, boogie-woogie and jump blues pianist and bandleader.
He was born Samuel Blythe Price, in Honey Grove, Texas, United States. Price was most noteworthy for his work on Decca Records with his own band, known as the Texas Bluesicians, that included fellow musicians Don Stovall and Emmett Berry. The artist was equally notable for his decade-long partnership with Henry "Red" Allen.
During his early career, Price was a singer and dancer in local venues in the Dallas area. Price lived and played jazz in Kansas City, Chicago and Detroit. In 1938 he was hired by Decca Records as a session sideman on piano, assisting singers such as Trixie Smith and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
Later in his life, he partnered with the Roosevelt Hotel in New York, and was the headline entertainment at the Crawdaddy Restaurant, a New Orleans themed restaurant in New York in the mid 1970s. Both Benny Goodman and Buddy Rich played with Price at this venue. in the 1980s he switched to playing in the bar of Boston's Copley Plaza.
He died in April 1992, in New York, at the age of 83.
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