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Louis Armstrong House Museum Names New Director

Kenyon Adams As we go to press, The Syncopated Times has learned that Kenyon Adams, a multi-media performance artist and curator, will be named director...

Vitaphone Project Co-Founder Ron Hutchinson Dies, His Work Saved Scores of Early Talkies.

Ronald P. Hutchinson passed away swiftly and unexpectedly from cancer on February 2 in New Jersey, he was 67. He was beloved by many for...

The Agony of De Feet

Right around the mid 20th century mark, the Buffalo Public School System decided to include, as part of its comprehensive Physical Education Program, a course...

Ragtime Resounds in America’s Heartland

Once again, as has been tradition for the last 35 years, the melodious strains of Ragtime music reigned across the tiny town of Sedalia, Missouri...

Viola Smith’s Century in Music- An Interview with the World’s Oldest Drummer.

On a bright November day my wife Laura and I drove the short distance from our home to a store called Piecemakers in Costa Mesa,...

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