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James Booker

New Orleans-born musician who mixed rhythm and blues, jazz, gospel, stride, and Latin. He also learned classical music, such as for example Bach and Chopin. He have scored a recording offer in 1954 with Imperial, setting up Thinkin’ ‘Bout My Baby and Doin’ the Hambone, aswell as taking part in session use Fatty acids Domino, Smiley Lewis, and Lloyd Cost. He was the organist for Dr. John’s Bonnaroo Revue in 1974. He was created into a category of Baptist ministers along with his dad and grandfather getting preachers aswell as piano players. He significantly impressed Arthur Rubinstein along with his musicality after executing for Rubinstein in 1958 pursuing among the pianist’s concerts.

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