Little Richard As A Child – No It’s Not It’s Frank “Sugar Chile” Robinson
In actuality the young pianist is Frank “Sugar Chile” Robinson, a musical prodigy who performed with legends such as Lionel Hampton and Count Basie. “Sugar Chile” left show business when he was 14-years-old to continue his education eventually earning a PhD in psychology.
Boogie-Woogie pianist “Sugar Chile” playing Caldonia in the movie
No Leave, No Love.
Frank “Sugar Chile Robinson” with Count Basie