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Volume 3, Meet the Musicians Scott Joplin

  • This 55 minute two-act DVD on the life, times and music of Scott Joplin features pianist/actor Dennis Kobray sharing the life story and toe-tapping rhythms of the man who became known as “The King of Ragtime”.  Mr. Kobray shares the story of this African-American musician, the son of former slaves, whose opportunities were limited by the rise of Jim Crow segregation.

    The energy and “feel-good” spirit of ragtime music captured the essence of America of the 1890s and early 1900s.  Mr. Kobray plays eight of Joplin’s most famous works including the first million-seller in history, The Maple Leaf Rag.  With talent and determination, Joplin provided generations to come with a rich musical legacy.


  • $8.00 shipping and handling charge for 1 to 5 DVDs mailed within the Continental USA. For orders of 6 or more DVDs, please contact us for shipping information before making a purchase at 973-376-8465.

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