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Erwin Helfer: I'm Not Hungry But I Like to Eat - BLUES!

Read "I'm Not Hungry But I Like to Eat - BLUES!" reviewed by Dave Nathan


Erwin Helfer has been delivering his own brand of barrelhouse, boogie-woogie, blues piano for more than 40 years. Helfer works in Chicago and that is an appropriate venue to say the least since that city as much as any can lay claim to this unique form of piano jazz/blues. After all, two pioneers, Albert Ammons and Meade “Lux" Lewis were “discovered" by impresario John Hammond while they were driving taxis in the Windy City. Helfer has worked with the best ...


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