“Rags, Blues, & All That Jazz!” – A Lecture/ Piano -Vocal Recital of American Vernacular Music
A free lecture-piano-vocal recital exploring the roots of American music. “Rags, Blues, and All That Jazz!” has been performed to wide acclaim extensively throughout the US, and internationally in the U.K., Europe and Australasia.
Dr. Muir draws from his large and exceptionally interesting repertoire, ranging from his individual take on folk blues, to long-forgotten works, the result of his extensive researches into the music of the era. Repertoire includes: works by Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, James Scott, Fats Waller, and much more.