Boogie Woogie Piano Greats

Caroline Dahl

Caroline Dahl is an American pianist and composer of boogie-woogie and American roots music. She is originally from Louisville, Kentucky, where she played with the Metropolitan Blues All Stars. She has lived in San Francisco for over 30 years, where she performs around the Bay area. She is known locally for her Sunday brunch performances at Mama's Royal Cafe, and for her award-winning fiber arts.

The American Music Research Foundation calls Dahl "a self-taught master of the American roots styles of boogie-woogie, blues, vintage R&B, jazz, swing, and country swing". She has headlined at festivals in the United States, Europe and Canada, including the International Boogie Woogie Festival in Switzerland, the Festival de Blues in Barcelona, and the Motor City Boogie Woogie Festival in Detroit.