Jimmy Yancey
1894-09/17/1951 in Chicago, IL

Biography

James Edwards "Jimmy" Yancey (February 20, 1894 or 1895 or 1901 – September 17, 1951) was an African-American boogie-woogie pianist, composer, and lyricist. One reviewer described him as "one of the pioneers of this raucous, rapid-fire, eight-to-the-bar piano style". ... (see more)


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