Sue Keller

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Sue Keller
Born
Sue Keller

(1952-07-07) July 7, 1952 (age 68)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationPianist, singer, composer

Sue Keller (born July 7, 1952 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American ragtime, pianist and singer, who has released several albums.[1] As a child, she had flute and singing lessons, as well as playing the guitar.[1] She attended DePauw University.[2] She played professionally in various styles before settling on ragtime and old forms of jazz.[1] She founded the publishing firm Ragtime Press and the record label HVR in 1992.[1]

Keller was a contestant on the quiz show Jeopardy! in 1997, winning three games and $28,400.[3] She was the festival music director for the Scott Joplin International Ragtime Foundation from 2003 through 2009 and was awarded the foundation's 2010 Friend of Ragtime Award.[4]

Discography[edit]

Year recorded Title Label Notes
1992? Some of My Best Friends
1992? Kellerized Ragtime Press Solo piano[5]
1993? Ol' Muddy Ragtime Press Solo piano[6]
1993? Nola Ragtime Press Solo piano; Keller adds vocals on some tracks[7]
1994? Ragtime Sue Ragtime Press Solo piano; Keller adds vocals on some tracks[8]
1997? I Got What It Takes Ragtime Press Solo piano; Keller adds vocals on some tracks[9]
1999? Those Irresistible Blues Solo piano; Keller adds vocals on some tracks[10]
2001? Wild Women Don't Have the Blues Solo piano and vocals[11]
2002? She Loved Christmas
2005? My Reindeer Don't Like to Fly Some tracks with background vocals, guitar, drums[12]
2005? a/k/a Charles Johnson Solo piano[13]
2005? A Little Lost Lamb
2006? Ragtime Reflections
2007? Live in Kalamazoo

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Yanow, Scott. "Sue Keller". AllMusic. Retrieved April 5, 2020.
  2. ^ "DePauw University". Down Beat. Vol. 85 no. 10. October 2018. p. 128.
  3. ^ "J-Archive – Sue Keller". J-Archive. Retrieved June 16, 2018.
  4. ^ Bishoff, Murray (June 18, 2010). "Scott Joplin Festival marks 30 years with festive concerts: a report on Missouri's ragtime festival". The Monett Times. Archived from the original on January 16, 2016. Retrieved April 6, 2020.
  5. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Sue Keller: Kellerized". AllMusic. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  6. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Sue Keller: Ol' Muddy". AllMusic. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  7. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Sue Keller: Nola". AllMusic. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  8. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Sue Keller: Ragtime Sue". AllMusic. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  9. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Sue Keller: I Got What It Takes". AllMusic. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  10. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Sue Keller: Those Irresistible Blues". AllMusic. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  11. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Sue Keller: Wild Woman". AllMusic. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  12. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Sue Keller: My Reindeer Don't Like to Fly". AllMusic. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  13. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Sue Keller: a/k/a Charles Johnson". AllMusic. Retrieved February 2, 2019.

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