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The 5 Best Piano Boogie Woogie Songs to Play

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Have you always wanted to learn to play Boogie Woogie songs on the piano? We understand you!

Boogie Woogie is a very catchy musical genre and when played on the piano, it makes you want to dance!

However, this style is still quite unknown today and the artists who represent it are just as unknown.

In this article, we will present you the 5 best Boogie Woogie songs for piano. Let’s get started!

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1 – Boogie Woogie Stomp – Albert Ammons

Born in 1907, Albert Ammons is an American pianist, specialized in Boogie Woogie. He is one of the greatest representatives of this style and has largely contributed to its diffusion to the general public.

Very early in his career, he settled in New York and toured extensively. He met with great success with the public and popularized this style on the piano.

At the end of his life, he underwent a finger operation followed by an amputation, which did not prevent him from playing the piano for the rest of his life.

Albert Ammons is as well known in the Boogie Woogie genre as Mozart, Beethoven or Bach in the classical music genre on piano. If you want to play this style on the piano, you have to go through this great classic!

To download the score and the midi file of this song, click here.

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2 – Monday Struggle – Albert Ammons

The famous pianist Albert Ammons not only composed the song Boogie Woogie Stomp. He also created other well-known compositions, including Monday Struggle.

This song has a very lively rhythm and is very difficult to play on the piano. Indeed, it is relatively fast, composed of triplets, and requires a great technique.

But once you know how to interpret Monday Struggle, you will be able to make your entourage dance!

To download the piano sheet music and the midi file of this song, click here.

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Play Boogie Woogie on piano: learn Monday Struggle by Albert Ammons on La Touche Musicale.
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3 – Jingle Bells (Boogie Woogie Version) – Traditional

The famous Christmas song Jingle Bells, originally composed in 1857 by James Lord Pierpont, has been covered several times, including a Boogie Woogie and jazz cover on the piano.

Behind the lively piano jazz rhythm of the song, we can easily recognize the Christmas melody as well as the warm and family atmosphere of the original music.

To change a little and brighten up your Christmas musical repertoire, you should try playing this version of Jingle Bells on the piano. It’s worth the trip!

To download the score and the midi file of this song, click here.

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4 – Boogie Woogie in the Bar (Dragon Quest VIII) – Koichi Sugiyama

Boogie Woogie in the Bar is a song composed by the Japanese musician Koichi Sugiyama for the soundtrack of the video game Dragon Quest VIII, released in 2005.

Inspired by the great Boogie Woogie songs of the 30’s, this music has a catchy rhythm and a joyful atmosphere when played on the piano.

To download the sheet music and the midi file of this song, click here.

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5 – The Fives – Thomas Hersal

Thomas Hersal is an American blues pianist born in 1906.

From a very young age, young Thomas showed a very pronounced talent for the piano, especially jazz style and Boogie Woogie.

Although he died very young (20 years old), he left behind a very rich musical output and greatly influenced the generation of Boogie Woogie pianists that followed. Indeed, the very great pianist Albert Ammons, whom we quoted earlier in this article, said he was influenced by Hersal’s work.

The Fives is one of his best known songs, and remains a pioneering work in Boogie Woogie for piano.

To download the score and the midi file of this song, click here.

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Boogie Woogie on piano: learn to play The Fives on La Touche Musicale.

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