Joplin plays as Josephine dances

The street performance acquainting Scott Joplin with Josephine Baker was a joy...

05th Oct

Excerpt, on BlackFace

Grotesque reprehensible iconography such as that conjured up by blackface has a...

17th Sep

Ragtime battled Blackface: a re-telling

For a whole week, I researched the histories and made a timeline...

17th Sep

The piano is the great dame dowager of instruments

I view the piano as a great dame dowager of instruments. It...

17th Sep

Excerpt, on the divine potential of the masculine

Preface – Why the masculine? Loreto and I own that we are...

07th May