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


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