[Dixielandjazz] Great pianists

lswain at penrose.com lswain at penrose.com
Mon Apr 12 18:07:07 PDT 2004

On 12 Apr 2004 at 14:20, Ron L'Herault <lherault at bu.edu> said:

> How about Zez Confrey and Jimmy Durante?  Maybe not jazz but
> interesting. And have you ever thought about interpretations of Louis
> Moreau Gottshchalk's works?

Here is a resounding second to the choice of Zez Confrey ("Kitten on 
the Keys") and the piano compositions of the person who pointed the 
way, 30 or so years later, to the birth of ragtime, Louis Moreau 

Larry Swain

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