Music

Texas Piano Players: A Legacy (Part Two)

The piano has a long history of being the instrument of choice for creative Texas musicians. In Texas Piano Players: A Legacy (Part 1) we described the commonality of a piano in most homes throughout Texas at the beginning of the 20th century and profiled Texas-born pianists 'Moon' Mullican and brothers George and Hersal Thomas. Mullican and the Thomas brothers each made hugely influential recordings of boogie-woogie piano. In part two, we name a few contemporary Houston pianists who explore(d) the outer edges of blues, pop, and modern jazz.

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