Sedalia celebrates ragtime music


Ragtime musician John Reed-Torres, of Los Angeles, California, plays the “Gladiolus Rag” Thursday morning in the foyer of the Liberty Center Association for the Arts at the Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival in downtown Sedalia. Reed-Torres said the particular song was written by Joplin in 1908.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Scott Joplin Festival new comer, Sebastien Troendle, of Switzerland, delights the audience with a combination of rag and boogie-woogie tunes Thursday afternoon at Maple Leaf Park on East Main Street. This is Troendle’s first appearance at the festival.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Steve Standiford, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, plays a tuba in a performance with Jazzou Jones, of Bangor, Maine, and Bob Schad, of Kansas City, Thursday on the Gazebo Park stage during the Scott Joplin Festival. The trio played and sang several ragtime pieces with a river boat theme audience members.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Ragtime musician John Reed-Torres, of Los Angeles, California, plays the “Gladiolus Rag” Thursday morning in the foyer of the Liberty Center Association for the Arts at the Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival in downtown Sedalia. Reed-Torres said the particular song was written by Joplin in 1908.

Scott Joplin Festival new comer, Sebastien Troendle, of Switzerland, delights the audience with a combination of rag and boogie-woogie tunes Thursday afternoon at Maple Leaf Park on East Main Street. This is Troendle’s first appearance at the festival.

Steve Standiford, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, plays a tuba in a performance with Jazzou Jones, of Bangor, Maine, and Bob Schad, of Kansas City, Thursday on the Gazebo Park stage during the Scott Joplin Festival. The trio played and sang several ragtime pieces with a river boat theme audience members.

Ragtime musician John Reed-Torres, of Los Angeles, California, plays the “Gladiolus Rag” Thursday morning in the foyer of the Liberty Center Association for the Arts at the Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival in downtown Sedalia. Reed-Torres said the particular song was written by Joplin in 1908.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_TSD060316RagtrimePhotos-1.jpgRagtime musician John Reed-Torres, of Los Angeles, California, plays the “Gladiolus Rag” Thursday morning in the foyer of the Liberty Center Association for the Arts at the Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival in downtown Sedalia. Reed-Torres said the particular song was written by Joplin in 1908. Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Scott Joplin Festival new comer, Sebastien Troendle, of Switzerland, delights the audience with a combination of rag and boogie-woogie tunes Thursday afternoon at Maple Leaf Park on East Main Street. This is Troendle’s first appearance at the festival.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_TSD060316RagtrimePhotos-2.jpgScott Joplin Festival new comer, Sebastien Troendle, of Switzerland, delights the audience with a combination of rag and boogie-woogie tunes Thursday afternoon at Maple Leaf Park on East Main Street. This is Troendle’s first appearance at the festival. Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Steve Standiford, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, plays a tuba in a performance with Jazzou Jones, of Bangor, Maine, and Bob Schad, of Kansas City, Thursday on the Gazebo Park stage during the Scott Joplin Festival. The trio played and sang several ragtime pieces with a river boat theme audience members.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_TSD060316RagtrimePhotos-3.jpgSteve Standiford, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, plays a tuba in a performance with Jazzou Jones, of Bangor, Maine, and Bob Schad, of Kansas City, Thursday on the Gazebo Park stage during the Scott Joplin Festival. The trio played and sang several ragtime pieces with a river boat theme audience members. Faith Bemiss | Democrat
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