Aaron Hammerman and Dave Eagle are the Deep Basement Shakers, delivering primal, joint-rockinâ€™, steady-rollinâ€™ barrelhouse blues nâ€™ boogie from the deep musical traditions of places like St. Louis, Texas, Chicago and New Orleans.
Instrumental stuff from the 20â€™s, 30â€™s through to the early days of R&B, Jimmy Yancey to Clarence Lofton, Professor Longhair to Cow Cow Davenport & Meade Lux Lewis, Maxwell Street to Frenchman Street, they dig into the ancient styles of the new centuryâ€¦ the 20th century, that isâ€¦
â€œBut this ainâ€™t no history museum where you canâ€™t touch the glass,â€ say the Shakersâ€¦
Aaron Hammerman, piano, kazoo and vocals
Dave Eagle, washboard, suitcase, spoons, bones, bells & whistles
$10 suggested donation
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