Bill Doggett

BILL DOGGETT started performing at 15 on piano & organ. Was the Inkspots pianist/arranger in ’42. Pianist for Louie Jordan ’47. Arranged for Armstrong, Basie, Ella & Lionel Hampton. Wrote Honky Tonk, a 2-sided monster instrumental groove that could could make you chuck away your crutches. Maybe the everest of R&B instumentals.