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This article is a draft that contains only a fraction of the material that I will eventually publish as a book. Some sections and references in this article are incomplete and will be expanded in the book, including never-before-published material from field research on Boogie Woogie by me and others.
Africa is a rich continent that has for centuries provided the world with art, culture, labor, wealth, and natural resources. Bond, Ph. Moreover, music historian, Dave Oliphant has written: Thus, as I consider Boogie Woogie, I intend to remain Housewives of Gulfport nude mindful that Housewives of Gulfport nude are all of African descent.
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Being mindful of this fact suggests certain questions: Is there historical and cultural evidence in Africa even today that suggest a common biological heritage and aesthetic sensibility among human beings? If so, what are the elements of this common aesthetic?
Does Boogie Woogie share Housewives of Gulfport nude of these elements? To the extent that these questions can be answered in the affirmative, Boogie Woogie can be seen in a Horny on salt Allentown larger context than merely being a popular music and dance form originating in the United States.
However, before considering Boogie Woogie in such a broad historical context, I want to first examine its evolution within the United States. Barrelhouse Pianist. T Housewives of Gulfport nude photo above was taken in Minglewood, TN in A fast, rolling bass—giving the piece an undercurrent of tremendous power—power piano playing.
This style was often referred to as a 'fast western' or 'fast blues' as differentiated from the 'slow blues' of New Orleans and St.
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At these gatherings the ragtime and blues boys could easily tell from what Gulfpport of the off a Housewives of Gulfport nude came, even going so far as to name the town, by his interpretation of a piece. Simms Campbell,pagesin Chapter 4 "Blues" in the book, "Jazzmen: Consistent with the findings of E. And all the Old-time Texans, black or white, are agreed that boogie Housewives of Gulfport nude players were first heard in the lumber and turpentine camps, where nobody was at home at all.
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Even before ragtime, with its characteristic syncopation and forward momentum, was picked up by Housewiives in the North, boogie was a necessary factor in Negro existence wherever the struggle for an economic foothold had grouped the ex-slaves in segregated communities mostly in water-front cities along the gulf, the Mississippi and its tributaries. Housewives of Gulfport nude the fact that both E.Seeking Mesa Arizona Haired Lady For Strap On Training
Simms Campbell and Elliot Paul mention " turpentine camps ," Gulfporr is good reason to conclude that Boogie Woogie did not originate in turpentine camps. For a more detailed explanation of the reasoning that led to this conclusion, see the section titled " Why Boogie Woogie Is Unlikely to Have Originated Housewives of Gulfport nude Turpentine Camps.
On page 2 of his "Boogie Woogie and Blues Folio," 63 in his annotation to the reprint of the sheet music of George Housewives of Gulfport nude. Thomas, Jr. Thomas Clarence Williams states: It wasn't called the 'Boogie Woogie' then. George Thomas was the fellow who used this style and first wrote it down.
George W. This image of George Washington Housewives of Gulfport nude, Jr. Click here to go to the website of the East Texas Research Center.
Although there is an obvious typographical error in his comments, in "Looking Up at Down: However, the Housewives of Gulfport nude became a fixture in "Deep Ellum" Hkusewives the turn of the century. These comments on the origin of Boogie Woogie by Barlow is consistent with the witnessing by Leadbelly, as well as with the account given by Lee Ree Sullivan of Texarkana.Southern Redneck Looking For Ebony Woman
Jefferson might have also derived his "Booga Rooga" bass line from Fo Belly, after Leadbelly witnessed Boogie Woogie bass lines played by pianists in Housewivrs Arklatex. The quotations above from E. Simms Campbell and Clarence Williams are among the earliest accounts that attribute an origin of Boogie Housewives of Gulfport nude music to a specific geographical region, namely Texas. Their comments above are also noteworthy in that neither E.
Simms Campbell nor Clarence Williams were from Texas. Campbell was from St.
Louis and spent time living and conducting research in both Chicago and New York. Williams was from Louisiana, and also spent considerable time living in Chicago and New York.Hot Girl Hookup Bogard
Thus, neither man had a conflict of interest or a Texas bias that might have contributed to a distortion in their thinking about Housewjves geographical origin of Boogie Woogie. Moreover, inafter many years of Housewives of Gulfport nude the development of the Blues in America, historian Paul Oliver corroborated the idea Housewives of Gulfport nude Boogie Woogie music originated in Texas See below.
Consequently, part of my current analysis will focus on looking at evidence and at the music and migratory patterns of early Texas Boogie Woogie players. At the same time, I want to see if it is possible to account for other early reports of the performance Free pussy Jordan Montana ohio Boogie Woogie that seem to be geographically discontinuous with Gulrport preponderance of early reports.Antioch California Lesbian.
In summary, I hope to engage in a sort of "meta-analysis" that will yield a coherent theory for development of Boogie Housewives of Gulfport nude that takes into account all known evidence. I will describe the musical features that distinguish Boogie Woogie. Moreover, when appropriate, I will also take the opportunity to defend the musicality of and dispel misconceptions Housewivfs Boogie Housewives of Gulfport nude. Ultimately, I want to consider Boogie Woogie in a much broader Houwewives of human evolution and universal aesthetic sensibilities.
Part of this broader consideration will examine how the formal elements of Boogie Woogie have strong correlates and associations with ancient spiritual, religious, and sexual practices.
Moos wrote [when referring to the developers of the Boogie Woogie]: The sounds of barrelhouse Boogie Woogie spread out in all directions following the path of the newly emerging railroad Housewives of Gulfport nude.
In this way the music got around -- all through Texas -- and eventually, of course, out of Texas. Now when this new form of piano music came from Texas, it moved out towards Louisiana. It was brought by people like George Thomas, an early pianist who was already living Housewives of Gulfport nude New Orleans by Wives looking sex tonight SC Myrtle beach 29572 and writing "New Orleans Hop Scop Blues," which really has some of the characteristics of the music that we came to know as Boogie.
If anyone knows of any other pictures of George or Hersal Thomas other than those displayed in this article, please contact me at nonjohn nonjohn. They are credited with discovering the Boogie Woogie style.
However, in my upcoming book, I will provide an analysis of all evidence that I have collected to develop Housewives of Gulfport nude coherent theory of the most probable locations within Texas where George and Hersal could have been exposed to specific musical elements Housdwives seen in "New Orleans Hop Scop Blues," "The Fives," and "The Rocks, " and other pieces by the Thomas brothers.
What is a "Barrelhouse? Above is a barrelhouse of the sort where Boogie Woogie was born. When discussing the "barrelhouse" style of Boogie Woogie pianist, Robert Shaw, the Texas Handbook of History gives the following description of a "barrelhouse: The back of Housewives of Gulfport nude barrelhouse was also used as a bawdy house.
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The New Harvard Dictionary of Music 2, defines "Boogie Woogie" as "a piano blues style featuring percussive ostinato accompaniments" that involve "steadily Fuck girls Beaminster bass patterns, one or two bars long" that "delineate the bar blues progression, Housewives of Gulfport nude with IV Housewives of Gulfport nude measure 2 or InSmithsonian music historian Martin Williams wrote page 50 Like all succinct attempts to define Boogie Woogie, Gulf;ort are, by necessity, limited in detail.
Yet, they provide Gultport starting place to approach Boogie Woogie, and from which to consider instances that defy these definitions. For a more detailed consideration Houseaives Boogie Woogie's formal musical characteristics, see the " Tennison's Ten Boogie Woogie Elements " section below. How Old is Boogie Woogie? InMartin Williams noted that "no one knows how old" Boogie Woogie is page Moreover, they identify boogie woogie with the Pine Top smith record.
They are, however, quick to point out that the elements Smith used had been common for decades. This account is consistent with Sammy Price's account 40which indicates that Blind Lemon Jefferson was playing Boogie Woogie bass figures on his Monrovia guy wants bbw fun which Housewives of Gulfport nude called "booga rooga" before Pine Top Smith made his piano recordings.
However, despite Mack McCormick's learning that Robert Shaw was not familiar with the term, "Fast Western," 66 Lee Ree Sullivan of Texarkana told me in that he was familiar with " Fast Western " Housewives of Gulfport nude " Fast Texas Housewivez as terms Housewives of Gulfport nude refer to Boogie Woogie in general, but not to denote the use of any specific bass figure used in Boogie Woogie.
Sullivan said that "Fast Western" and "Fast Texas" were terms that derived from the "Texas Western" Railroad Company of Harrison County, Housewives of Gulfport nude on February 16,but which did not build track until after later changing its name Gulfpport " Southern Pacific " on August 16, This Texas-based "Southern Pacific" was the first "Southern Pacific" railroad, and was in no way connected to the more well known "Southern Pacific" originating in San Francisco, California.
Although the "Texas Western" Railroad Company changed its name to "Southern Pacific," Sullivan said the name "Texas Western" stuck among the slaves who were used to construct the first railway hub in northeast Texas.
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According to Sullivan, slaves had access to pianos on Sundays in some churches after Housewives of Gulfport nude earlier morning services of white church-goers Housewives of Gulfport nude completed.
Sullivan said that, as far as he knew, prior to the Civil War, Sunday was the only day of the week on which slaves formally congregated at churches to play piano music in northeast Texas. However, some slave narratives indicate informal access to pianos in non-scheduled contexts, such as in the homes of slaves owners. The historical account of Clarence Williams indicates that George W.
George Thomas, Jr. So when Clarence Williams claims that " George Thomas was the fellow who used this style and first wrote it down," 63 it appears that having "wrote it down" does not refer to publishing, but rather having transcribed a Boogie Woogie broken-octave bass line. Moreover, the Boogie Woogie broken-octave walking bass figure in Matthew's "The Weary Blues," is the Sexy lady seeking sex tonight Corydon bass figure that Paul Oliver and others have identified as "The Cows" and as having originated in Texas.
In his book, "Ragtime: However, analysis of Boone's original sheet music, and analysis of Boone's piano roll performance of his "Southern Rag Medley 2," reveals that Boone's Alabama-bound bass line Housewives of Gulfport nude not rise to the level of being a "Boogie Woogie" bass line.
Specifically, Boone maintains a "duple-meter," "oom-pah" feel with his Alabama-bound broken-octave, bass line. Despite being "broken octaves" that "walk," Boone's broken octaves do not create Housewives of Gulfport nude sense of ostinato, and his broken-octave bass notes remain harmonically subservient to the harmonic demands of the right hand, rather than achieve Boogie Woogie's sense of melodic Housewives of Gulfport nude contrapuntal independence from the right hand part.
Still, Boone's "Southern Rag Medley 2" is important in that this piece represents one of the earliest transcriptions of a transitional form suggestive of both Ragtime and Boogie Woogie.
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Also, Matthews "broken-octaves" in "Pastime Rag No. Not until Jimmy Blythe's "Chicago Stomp" is there an example of with the exception of the 4-measure introduction a piece of music containing a Boogie Woogie bass line from beginning to end. When Francis Davis says that "barrelhouse forked into boogie-woogie," 7 the word "forked" implies that some stylistic change might have occurred at the time of the "fork.
Moreover, despite Davis' Housewives of Gulfport nude, not all Boogie Woogie is 8-to-the-bar, and right-hand parts of Boogie Housewives of Gulfport nude are not necessarily rhythmic Hook up with girls in Fayetteville of the bass line.
Even though the preponderance of evidence is consistent with an East Texas geographical origin for Boogie Woogie, historians do not have enough Houusewives to pin down the date of the very first occurrence of what could be called Boogie Woogie.