Complete Rags of Scott Joplin

by William Albright

(1990) Columbia #7061-2-C

Personnel William Albright (piano)
Description No, it's not a guitar album, but if you're into ragtime, this is a great compendium of the ragtime master, Scott Joplin.
Posted By Christopher Sung (9641)
Directory Recordings: Jazz
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On 5/28/1999, Christopher Sung (9641) posted:
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Lately, I've been buying a lot of "The Complete Works of..." types of CDs for a good overall view of certain composers and players. This is the complete Scott Joplin, as played by William Albright, who is a pretty well-known modern composer with a penchant for ragtime and early jazz styles. All your favorites are here, such as The Maple Leaf Rag, The Pineapple Rag, and, of course, The Entertainer. I love plunking through fingerstyle versions of these tunes, and Albright does a pretty good job with them.