James P. Johnson - Harlem Choc’late Babies On Parade
From Early Harlem Piano (Recorded July 1926, London Jazz Archive Series AL 35II [reference version])
Listen to this… it’s a proof: James P. Johnson is one of today’s most underrated pianists since he was one of the best in early Harlem Stride style of playing piano. His pieces like “Charleston” were touchstones for every following pianist.
- James P. Johnson, solo p
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