Max Keenlyside

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Max Keenlyside
Origin Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Genres Jazz, Ragtime
Instruments piano[1]

Max Keenlyside is a Canadian pianist and composer. He is known for his work in ragtime and stride piano styles. Keenlyside was born in late 1991.

Biography[edit]

Keenlyside began playing piano at the age of ten.[2] His interests in piano performance and composition simultaneously began with ragtime, and later expanded to include concert band and other instrumental forms.[3]

His musical work is derived from the stride, ragtime and classic jazz piano traditions, with special emphasis on the work of Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton.[4][5] He has been featured on a CBC Radio concert presentation.[6][7]

Discography[edit]

  • KeenlyStride (2010)
  • Mostly Max (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ King Porter Stomp (Jelly Roll Morton) played by Max Keenlyside video by Ron O'Dell at the 2008 West Coast Ragtime Festival.
  2. ^ Biography. Retrieved from http://www.maxkeenlyside.ca/biography.
  3. ^ Press release from the Government of Prince Edward Island. Retrieved from http://www.gov.pe.ca/newsroom/index.php?number=news&dept=&newsnumber=6247
  4. ^ Charlton, Jonathan (April 23, 2013). "The Entertainer inspires the composer.". The Chronicle Herald. 
  5. ^ MAclean, Todd (April 12, 2013). "Classic tunes in a classic place.". The Guardian. 
  6. ^ "Studio H Sessions - Max Keenlyside". cbc.ca. January 26, 2011. 
  7. ^ Bio at West Coast Ragtime Society website. Retrieved from http://westcoastragtime.com/bios/bio_keenleyside,max_2013.htm

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