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When Henri Herbert Sits Down At A Public Piano
Henri Herbert is a pianist who specilises in the Boogie Woogie genre of music. His piano playing talents have been captured on video during various public performances including train stations and airports.
Henri is a phenomenal pianist who draws a crowd every time he plays on a public piano. He was born in France but now lives in Austin, Texas where he performs every Tuesday at C-Boy’s Heart And Soul on South Congress. Henri has shows booked all of the world and is definitely one of the most respected boogie-woogie pianists of his generation.
Henri is heavily influenced by Jerry Lee Lewis, an American singer, musician, and rock ‘n’ roll pianist. Albert Ammons is another inspiration for Henri, Albert is known for his piano skills and playing of boogie-woogie in a bluesy jazz style.
After spending many years practicing and studying different music styles, he has taken the style of the two musicians above and merged them to create something quite unique. He calls his style “Supercharged Boogie Woogie”.