The Piano Styles of Dr. John (2003)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Instrumental Music, Music History  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jason Buchanan

The music of acclaimed pianist Mac Rebennack (aka Dr. John), is featured in this release which offers the Grammy Award winning musician performing the songs that inspires him, and discussing his life and remarkable career with host Hal Willner. In addition to playing over thirty tunes ranging from popular New Orleans blues to the songs of Cole Porter and Doc Pomus, Mac's remarkable skills on the piano are closely documented through the use of an overhead camera designed to follow his every move and provided added insight into the talent of the celebrated ambassador of New Orleans music.



blues-music, demonstration [display], master [expert], musical-styles, piano, R&B-music, reminiscence, techniques, tips [advice]