St. Paul Presents the Newport Ragtime Band, February 24, 2019 at 3:00 PM

In Chicago (King Oliver), New Orleans (Jelly Roll Morton), St. Louis (Scott Joplin), New York (James Europe), and even Cincinnati (Fats Waller & Artie Matthews), music by black performers made indelible impressions on society and provided the U.S. with a new cultural and artistic product to export. The KSO is proud to authentically re-create music from this era for Black History Month in this free concert.
 
The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra formed the Newport Ragtime Band 19 years ago to explore the roots of America’s popular music heritage. This ensemble is led by Kentucky Symphony Orchestra director, J.R. Cassidy.
 
They will be performing in the sanctuary of St. Paul Community United Methodist Church on Sunday, February 24, 2019, at 3:00 PM. St. Paul is located at 8221 Miami Road in Madeira, Ohio.