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8pm-Martinie’s Boogie Three with Reverend Robert and Washboard Shorty

January 6, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Martinie’s Boogie Three – a trio of piano, saxophone and drums – explores the rock‘n’roll side of Blues & BoogieWoogie piano, focusing on the high-energy dance music of the 1950s; including numbers by Louis Jordan, Ray Charles and Jerry Lee Lewis.


Reverend Robert is a master of prewar blues. He has delved deep into the styles of Charley Patton, Robert Johnson and other delta blues giants. In the past two decades he has become accomplished at many other early twentieth century styles including ragtime and early jazz, Hawaiian, African and Caribbean. He combines these styles seamlessly in a combination of infectious rhythm and an authentic acoustic sound.

In 2004 he took first place at the National Slide Guitar Festival in North Carolina The Reverend is known for his true conviction, and powerful delivery. You can hear it on his latest CD “Shake That Thing.”

Larry Long (Washboard Shorty)
Is a blues Drummer and Washboard Player he also plays Harmonica,Cajon,Stomp Box,Congas,Bongos. Mr. Long has been playing Drums for over 40 years and as been teaching Drums for over 27 years And studied under Tony Adams to be a Drum Tech.


January 6, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The Players Pub
424 S Walnut St
Bloomington, IN 47401 United States
812 334 2080