Jimmy Yancey

James Edwards "Jimmy" Yancey (February 20, 1898 - September 17, 1951) was an African American pianist, composer, and lyricist, most noted for his piano work in the boogie-woogie style. Yancey was born in Chicago in (depending on the source) 1895, or 1898. His older brother Alonzo Yancey (born in 1894, in Chicago died in 1944, in Chicago) was… Read More