Piedmont Piano Company is pleased to present
”Music from the Golden Age of Hollywood”
World Champion Old-Time Piano Player Adam Swanson will present a new concert devoted entirely to music from the Golden Age of Hollywood in the 1930s and ‘40s. He will feature songs from films such as 42nd Street, Footlight Parade, Meet Me in St. Louis, and many others. Don’t miss Swanson’s only appearance at Piedmont Piano Company in 2020.
$20 General Admission
Adam Swanson is one of the world’s foremost performers of vintage American popular music, including ragtime, early jazz, the Great American Songbook, and more. He holds a bachelor’s in classical piano and a master’s in musicology from the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University. Although he is only twenty-seven years old, Adam has been a featured performer and lecturer at ragtime and jazz festivals across the United States, and he is the only four-time winner of the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest. He made his New York debut in Carnegie Hall at the age of nineteen, where he performed with Michael Feinstein. Adam has performed at the Cinecon Classic Film Festival in Hollywood and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., as well as in Hungary, Switzerland, and Australia. He has worked with such musicians as Toronto’s John Arpin, former rock star Ian Whitcomb, and legendary 1950s recording artist Johnny Maddox, who was one of Adam’s greatest influences. Adam frequently performs at the historic Strater Hotel where he makes his home in Durango, Colorado. His CDs are available at cdbaby.com. Visit Adam online: www.adamgswanson.com.