Joseph Lamb Music Celebration Features Renowned Ragtime Pianist at the Montclair Historical Society Thursday, October 11 at 7:30 P.M


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Montclair, NJ - The Montclair Historical Society will present an evening of ragtime music composed by native son Joseph F. Lamb on Thursday, October 11 at 7:30 P.M. at St. Luke's Church, 73 So. Fullerton Avenue, Montclair. Internationally renowned ragtime pianist Sue Keller will perform with vocals provided by Joseph Lamb's daughter, Patricia Lamb Conn.

Sue Keller, director of the International Ragtime Music Festival in Sedalia, MO, is recognized as one of the world's top ragtime pianists. Her appearances have ranged from the grand opening of Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston Harbor, to the fabled Mikado nightclub in Tokyo, and even the Great Wall of China.

Mike Farrelly, Montclair's Township Historian, will join the two performers for a Q&A discussion about Joseph Lamb's life and music. Lamb is remembered as one of the “Big Three" composers of classic ragtime music, along with Scott Joplin and James Scott. Farrelly will also provide a glimpse into Montclair's past during the early 1900's when Lamb's compositions, along with the ragtime genre, were most popular.

Tickets are $15.00 per person, $10.00 for Montclair Historical Society members. To register in advance or for more information, call (973) 744-1796.

Proceeds will benefit the Montclair Historical Society, which operates the Crane House Museum at 110 Orange Road, and Evergreens: The Shultz House Museum at 30 North Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ.

The Montclair Historical Society is grateful for the operating support it receives from the New Jersey Historical Commission. a division of the Department of State.

Montclair Historical Society
108 Orange Rd.
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 744-1796

Contact: Brenda Hbert 973-744-1796


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