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Jazz Musician of the Day: James Booker

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All About Jazz is celebrating James Booker's birthday today!

The Piano Prince. As a pianist from New Orleans, he has no peers,though there is legion of those who have tried to imitate, duplicate and emulate his phenomenal approach on the keys. James Carroll Booker III was born in New Orleans on December 17, 1939, son of a minister, who played piano. It was his sister’s music teacher who taught him piano scales and to read music. He was known for his musical gifts at an early age... Read more.

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