Simple Definition of boogie–woogie
: a style of playing a type of music similar to jazz (called the blues) on the piano with a fast, strong, steady beat
Full Definition of boogie–woogie
: a percussive style of playing blues on the piano characterized by a steady rhythmic ground bass of eighth notes in quadruple time and a series of improvised melodic variations
Origin of boogie–woogie
First Known Use: 1928
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