In the late '30s boogie-woogie, especially as played by pianists Albert Ammons
, Pete Johnson
and Meade Lux Lewis
, caught on in a big way. This valuable recording features all three of the piano greats in a variety of settings, taken from rare radio broadcasts. They are each heard solo, Pete Johnson
has a duet with Meade Lux Lewis
, backs blues singer Joe Turner
and takes six rollicking duets with Albert Ammons
. Fans of the idiom who already have the pianists' studio recordings will want these well-recorded live performances too.