Music

387: Lara Downes

H. T. Burleigh, Scott Joplin, and Hazel Scott were brilliantly accomplished, enormously successful, and shamefully overlooked, asserts this pianist, the host of NPR’s Amplify with Lara Downes. She deftly reconciles this paradox; you’ll stain the page with your tears. Or would if you were reading this on paper. 

Person #1: H. T. Burleigh
Person #2: Scott Joplin
Person #3: Hazel Scott
Randy’s Thing: a bicycle helmet

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