Browsing: Behind the Keys

This time in our Behind The Keys series, we’ll take a look at the life of Memphis Slim. Slim brought his unique blues piano to the masses and helped to pioneer the popular sound of the blues in it’s 1950’s heyday.

A real life Forrest Gump, Blind Tom was an autistic savant with an unheard of gift of piano. The first African-American to perform in the White House and the “last American slave”, his life was enigmatic.

Today’s post about the Hammond B3 organ is taken from the Suncoast Blues Society! You can hear Hammond B3 Organs in an astounding amount of music. Let’s learn about the broad diversity the B3 has to offer!