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James Booker
The Lost Paramount Tapes

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James Booker 'The Lost Paramount Tapes'
James Booker was one of America’s most stunning piano players. He was born, and died, in New Orleans, and in his 43 short years created an approach to the piano that has not been matched since. His music defies classification. It’s not exactly the blues, it’s not exactly jazz, it’s not R&B, it’s not classical; it’s a synthesis of all those. In a rare alignment of some forces that could never possibly be replicated, The Lost Paramount Tapes features James Booker leading a band comprised of New Orleans’ greatest underground monster musicians recording overnight in a studio after playing a gig. In Los Angeles. In 1973.

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LILY KEBER
Lily Keber is a filmmaker and educator in New Orleans. Her first film, Bayou Maharajah, chronicle the life and music of James Booker.
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Exclusive listening notes by Lily Keber
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