VideoComing soon: highlights of Play Every Town concerts. Until then, please enjoy these clips from past recitals.
Individual short pieces
My contribution to “ragging the classics”—Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring in stride piano style
If Bartok had combined Bulgarian dance rhythms with 12-bar blues
Six lovely pieces by the late lamented Chick Corea
The outer bits are my arrangement, the boogie section stolen from a Cliff Jackson record
Slow movement from Schubert’s “little” A major sonata
Extended concert videos
Bartok’s Six Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm interwoven with pieces of all styles—plus discussion of how Bartok's interest in folk music led to a deep respect for diverse cultures, making him an enemy of the Nazi regime
Bach’s Partita No. 1 interleaved with ragtime and stride. From a conference where the only instrument available was an electronic keyboard—also the case in some small towns on the 251-C4 tour!