Adam Swanson returns to Tri-State! He is one of the world’s foremost performers of vintage American popular music, including ragtime, early jazz, the Great American Songbook, and more. Adam has been a featured performer and lecturer at ragtime and jazz festivals across the United States, and he is the only four-time winner of the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest. He made his New York debut in Carnegie Hall at the age of nineteen, and has performed at the Cinecon Classic Film Festival in Hollywood and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., as well as in Hungary and Switzerland.
Visit Adam’s website: http://www.adamgswanson.com
And hear him play The Maple Leaf Rag https://youtu.be/XrjFCu3Xtfw and a medley at the Afterglow Party at the West Coast Ragtime Festival: https://youtu.be/8sQbEoibzBw