Thursday, May 31, 2012

Sedalia Democrat: 'Scott Joplin selected for Missouri Music Hall of Fame'

[Scott Joplin]

May 30, 2012 11:25 PM
Bob Satnan
Sedalia Democrat

Joplin will be inducted into the Missouri Music Hall of Fame in August.” “Robert Schulz, president of the Missouri Music Hall of Fame, said he is pleased about Joplin’s induction into the 2-year-old hall.” “The Missouri Music Hall of Fame is based in St. Joseph and is a nonprofit group under the umbrella of the St. Joseph Music Foundation.”

“Joplin’s induction will be part of the third annual Joestock music festival Aug. 31 in St. Joseph. Greg Filardo, a St. Joseph-area collector who was featured on an episode of “American Pickers,” owns piano rolls that were recorded by Joplin; a player piano will be brought out to play them during the ceremony.” [Scott Joplin (c.1867-1917) is featured at]

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