Culture Card

Boogie Woogie Music

1. This is a genre of blues music that became popular in the 1920’s

2. Boogie Woogie is generally played on the piano and is fast paced!

3. African American piano players used to play for workers in makeshift bars to earn some money, and thus Boogie Woogie was born.

4. Meade “Lux” Lewis and Pinetop Smith were two famous Boogie Woogie players.

5. In 2020, 2 players from Switzerland broke the World record with the longest boogie woogie, which lasted 9 hours!

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