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Steve Jenkins
to the LaSalle Public Library on the occasion of the Library's Centennial Celebration, 2007

Rags & Boogies

Event Date: 
Nov 12 2013 - 6:00pm

44 Join the LaSalle Public Library on Tuesday, November 12 at 6:00 PM for "Rags & Boogies". 

Pianist/composer Deborrah Wyndham plays ragtime and boogie woogie while sharing a brief, yet rich history of the two genres of music, native to America and responsible for pop, jazz and rock and roll music. Hear rags and boogies, the original pop and rock musical styles, performed on the

As seen on FOX, NBC and ABC and heard on NPR, diverse artist Deborrah Wyndham, a jazz/contemporary concert pianist/composer and also a beautiful folk singer-songwriter/guitarist, has fascinated listeners in over 2,700 performances during the last ten years and more.  Deborrah actually began her performing career as a folk singer/guitarist doing Celtic, blues, folk, pop and alternative-folk music. She writes moving songs that convey honesty, wit and insight, sung with an almost ethereal, sweet-sounding voice that always leaves the room silent wherever she performs.  With radio and television appearances and enthusiastic listeners from all over the world, Deborrah offers something for every musical taste. She received an Honorable Mention from Billboard Magazine in 2004 for one of her songs written for guitar.  As an extremely versatile artist, Deborrah performs for all ages as a jazz/contemporary pianist on the concert stage, and also as a folk singer-songwriter/guitarist in clubs and coffee houses.

This program is free and open to the public.  For further information or if you have any special needs, please contact the LaSalle Public Library at 223-2341.  This program is made possible with funds from the Alwin C. Carus Trust.