James Booker

James Carroll Booker III (December 17, 1939 – November 8, 1983) was a New Orleans rhythm and blues musician born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Booker's unique style combined rhythm and blues with jazz standards. Musician Dr. John described Booker as "the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever produced." Read more on wikipedia

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Black History Month: BTW Principal James Furch started as a sharecropper - Tulsa World


Tulsa World

Black History Month: BTW Principal James Furch started as a sharecropper
Tulsa World
February is Black History Month, and the Tulsa World is continuing a series that shares stories and perspectives of members of Tulsa's black community. The World also will have a feature each day on A2 that highlights events and people who helped ...

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James Booker Documentary Coming to Netflix in September - OffBeat Magazine


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James Booker Documentary Coming to Netflix in September
OffBeat Magazine
... documentary about New Orleans piano virtuoso James Booker, Bayou Maharajah, will be available for streaming on Netflix starting this Thursday, September 1. The popular web-based streaming platform will undoubtedly spur interest in the fascinating ...

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Watch Dr. John Praise James Booker's Piano Genius - RollingStone.com


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Watch Dr. John Praise James Booker's Piano Genius
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Dr. John demonstrates the finer points of James Booker's piano technique and credits the late New Orleans R&B musician for teaching him to play organ in a bonus outtake from the 2013 Booker documentary Bayou Maharajah, which will see its first DVD ...

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Bayou Maharajah review – rich tribute to James Booker | Film | The ... - The Guardian


Bayou Maharajah review – rich tribute to James Booker | Film | The ...
The Guardian
The life and times of the New Orleans jazz/blues pianist and singer James Booker are conjured up in this richly enjoyable documentary tribute. It takes account ...

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James Booker doc 'Bayou Maharajah' arrives on iTunes (full home video listings) - NOLA.com


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James Booker doc 'Bayou Maharajah' arrives on iTunes (full home video listings)
NOLA.com
James Booker is coming to your living room. After playing around town in a series of limited engagements since its local premiere at the 2013 New Orleans Film Festival, director Lily Keber's music documentary "Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of ...

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