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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Can You Dig The Fact That Booker T Will Be On The WWE RAW Announce Team For The Next Six Weeks, Sucka? - Bleeding Cool News


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Can You Dig The Fact That Booker T Will Be On The WWE RAW Announce Team For The Next Six Weeks, Sucka?
Bleeding Cool News
As part of WWE's Superstar Shake-Up, RAW commentator Byron Saxton was moved to Smackdown Live while Smackdown's David Otunga was moved to RAW. But Otunga is going to be out for the next weeks filming a movie called Katrina. What is Katrina?

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James Booker Documentary Coming to Netflix in September - OffBeat Magazine


OffBeat Magazine

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


Watch Dr. John Praise James Booker's Piano Genius
RollingStone.com
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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Bayou Maharaja: James Booker, the tragic genius of New Orleans - The Independent


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Bayou Maharaja: James Booker, the tragic genius of New Orleans
The Independent
There were plenty of characters hanging around New Orleans in the 20th century - there still are - so it says something that piano legend James Booker managed to earn a reputation as “the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ...

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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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