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Professor Longhair: Ronnie Scotts, London

Live Review by Cliff White, NME, April 1978

I HAVE immense admiration for Professor Longhair ...

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Professor Longhair: New Orleans Piano (Atlantic)

Review by Charlie Gillett, Rolling Stone, September 1972

ALL RIGHT, ALL RIGHT. Gather round, all you fans of the Shuffling Hungarians, the Four Hairs, the Blues Scholars, and the Blues Jumpers, 'cause 'Fess ...

The Nutty Professor

Interview by Rob Partridge, Melody Maker, September 1973

THE PROFESSOR, THEY SAY, INFLUENCED just about every musician in New Orleans. And it’s not a claim he’s about to deny. "I taught most of ...

Peter Yarrow: Max's Kansas City/Professor Longhair: Kenny's Castaways, both New York NY

Live Review by Ian Dove, New York Times, October 1973

Solo YarrowPETER YARROW would appear to have shed all semblance of times past when he fronted an all-electric group at Max's Kansas City on Park ...

The Longhair Legacy

Retrospective by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, September 1982

MOST ROCK fans have never heard of Professor Longhair, but lots of their favorite musicians certainly have. The New Orleans-based piano I player, who died ...

Professor Longhair: Mardi Gras In New Orleans

Review by Don Snowden, Rocky Mountain News, December 1982

I don't know who runs Nighthawk Records, but I'll nominate them for immediate induction into the Hall of Fame wing at the College of Musical ...

New Orleans Pianos: Talking Fingers

Film/DVD Review by Don Snowden, Boston Phoenix, The, September 1986

You don't have to be addicted to New Orleans piano style to savor the rich portrait of Stevenson Palfi's Piano Players Rarely Ever Play Together ...

Professor Longhair: Mardi Gras In Baton Rouge (Rhino)

Sleevenotes by Don Snowden, Rhino, 1991

AHH, YES, THE virtues of the repertoire.Admittedly, it's a foreign concept these days, when artists are almost universally expected to write and perform fresh material ...

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