Sunday, February 17, 2008

Pianist Roy Eaton Plays Classical and Ragtime Works at Cedar Rapids

Roy F. Eaton will play classical preludes as well as ragtime favorites in a program presented by the Cedar Rapids Community Concert Association of Cedar Rapids, Iowa in the Paramount Theatre at 7:30 p.m. March 18, 2008. For information or to purchase tickets, call (319) 540-2301 or E-mail

The pianist will open the program with classical preludes of Johann Sebastian Bach, Frederick Chopin, George Gershwin and William Grant Still, whose Preludes Nos. 1 and 2 will be heard. The second part of the evening will feature six piano works of Scott Joplin: The Entertainer, Easy Winners, Chrysanthemum (An Afro-American Intermezzo), Binks Waltz, Maple Leaf Rag and Solace.

[Scott Joplin and William Grant Still are both African American composers who are profiled at]

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