Exclusive Interview: Director Lily Keber On Her Documentary ‘Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker’

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Send to Kindle James Booker called his fingers “spiders on the keys.” You don’t have to know much about piano playing to recognize the genius of James Booker. All it takes is listening to one of his recordings, and you won’t believe it’s only one person playing one piano. Booker was a virtuoso who would have intimidated Jelly Roll Morton. . . .

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