Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Join local musicians Roger and Diane Gadway at the Hood River Library on Friday, April 12, at 6:30 p.m. for “An Evening with Scott Joplin.” The Gadways, who perform as the duo 'Gadzukes', will showcase Joplin's music along with a narrative history of his life and the time that gave rise to his compositions.
Joplin was an African-American composer and pianist who achieved fame for his ragtime compositions, and was later dubbed "The King of Ragtime." Joplin's music has endured over 100 years and has been used in many movie soundtracks, including “The Sting” and “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.”
This program is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Hood River County Library District at 541-386-2535, email@example.com, or visit their website at http://hoodriverlibrary.org.
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