Monday, November 16, 2015
Ragtime Music Denounced at Convention
Here's an old article on ragtime music from The Sunday Telegraph dated June 2, 1901. Notice the irony of the caption how "long ...
Sunday, November 15, 2015
Scott Joplin's Pianos - upright or grand piano?
Over the years I learned much about the King of Ragtime, Scott Joplin, and the kind of piano he may have played on either the upright or g...
Monday, December 29, 2014
Jennifer Castellano - a hearing and visually-impaired pianist
It is not often I come across a pianist on the internet born with hearing and vision loss. And when I do it is a treat. Because what she doe...
K.K. Ragtime this is a song that came from a Nintendo video game called " Animal Crossing. " K.K. Slider is the name of the dog ch...
Ragtime Era Clothes
One good way to research ragtime era clothing (between 1890 and 1929) is to examine the cover sheets of old ragtime scores. This can be don...
A deaf pianist?
A deaf pianist?? Is there such a thing? Certainly. I am one of them. Specifically, a deaf ragtime pianist. I am also hard of hearing if th...
Friday, December 19, 2014
It's been awhile since my last post. Things have been busy distracting me from my blogging. I also had to stop playing the piano for se...
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