Jimmy Yancey (Pianist) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

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James Edwards Yancey was an 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”.

Birth name: James Edwards Yancey
Born: 20, 1894 or 1901, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 17, 1951 (age 50–57), Chicago, Illinois
Genres: Boogie-woogie
Instruments: Piano
Years active: 1939–1950
Labels: Atlantic

About Jimmy Yancey

American boogie-woogie pianist who was a pioneer of rapid-style piano playing in the early 20th century.

Before Fame

He started performing with his father, a guitarist, as a child.

Achievement

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.

Family Life

His older brother, Alonzo, was also a pianist and his wife Estelle was a singer.

Associations

His vibrant piano playing inspired future artists like Albert Ammons.

Information related to Jimmy Yancey

  • Boogie-woogie pianists
  • Victor Records artists
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  • Musicians from Chicago
  • Atlantic Records artists

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Latest information about Jimmy Yancey updated on September 16, 2020.


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