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Jimmy Yancey

American boogie-woogie pianist who was simply a pioneer of rapid-style piano using in the first 20th century. He began performing along with his dad, a guitarist, as a kid. He was inducted in to the Stone Hall of Popularity in 1986. His old sibling, Alonzo, was also a pianist and his wife Estelle was a vocalist. His radiant piano playing motivated future performers like Albert Ammons.

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