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Bolcom's Ragomania: A Nod to Gershwin and Blake

Bolcom's Ragomania: A Nod to Gershwin and Blake

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Bolcom's Ragomania: A Nod to Gershwin and Blake

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Some pure Americana comes from the pen of recent four-time Grammy winner William Bolcom. His "Ragomania" honors jazz great Eubie Blake and Bolcom's idol George Gershwin. This performance of "Ragomania" comes from the Aspen Music Festival, with Marin Alsop conducting the Aspen Festival Orchestra.