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Tom Brier Ragtime

If You Were Born in the 1980’s, You Probably Love Ragtime Music Because of Video Games and Don’t Know It

There seems to be a misconception that ragtime music died along with the western saloons and brothels in which it reached its fruition.  That isn’t true.  If you grew up playing Nintendo, you may not even realize that you are a huge ragtime fan.  You know dozens of ragtime hits and hearing them will probably…

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Aaron Playing Imperial Bosendorfer Grand Piano

We Spent the Morning Playing an Imperial Bosendorfer Grand Piano

We visited an upscale piano retailer this morning and a wonderful salesman allowed us into the back room to play the 9’+ Bosendorfer Imperial, Blunther, and Steingraber grand pianos.  Out of all of them, both Aaron and my favorite was the Model 225 Bosendorfer, which is around 7.5 feet.  I think I’d want it in the…

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Franke Previt Composer

Songwriter Franke Previte Still Collects Six-Figure Royalty Checks on Two Hit Songs Written Nearly 25 Years Ago

Reuters just published an awesome article about songwriter Franke Previte, who lives in New Jersey, and wrote the hit songs “Time of My Life” and “Hungry Eyes” for the movie Dirty Dancing. The copyrights have turned out to be a lottery ticket for the composer, providing him with a substantial stream of profits upon which…

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