Professor Longhair performs at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, circa 1970. David Redfern/Redferns hide caption

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Professor Longhair's "Tipitina" is a New Orleans funk staple and a template for the New Orleans piano style. Eric Bookhart/Harvest Records hide caption

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