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I'm starting my project "The Complete Rags of Scott Joplin" this morning.  Engineer Dale Reigle has graciously allowed me to record at the WUWF studios, the piano is a Yamaha C-7, a real beauty.  There are 26 of these puppies, I'm hoping to have 5 in the can at days end.  I've noticed after years of playing these tunes I've managed to pick up some bad habits; I want the album to be 'note perfect' so the ragtime 'police' (busily gumming their authentic 1905 Worlds Fair waffle cones) don't send me tweets about missing a G# in the trio of 'Swipsey'.  More later...

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Originally posted to mrpiano on Thu Aug 29, 2013 at 07:29 AM PDT.

Also republished by An Ear for Music.

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