Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Perfect Rag

Morten Gunnar Larsen
Norwegian pianist Morten Gunnar Larsen is a great interpreter of the piano pieces composed by Jelly Roll Morton, below is inserted some examples from recently uploaded live performances. - Here is first Mr. Larsen's interpretation of Morton's Perfect Rag (- also known as Sporting House Rag)

Next Morten Gunnar Larsen plays his version of Morton's Wolverine Blues 

Morton's show piece to challenge the stride piano players of New York, Finger Breaker, ends this small presentation by Morten Gunnar Larsen - enjoy!

Morten Gunnar Larsen's latetst CD released 2016 was recorded at a live concert in Denmark containing music by Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, Eubie Blake a.o.. The CD has been uploaded in full length at You Tube and is available for listening here 

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