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Howard Swanson: The Cuckoo / Ric'key Pageot

Release Date: 01/06/2023
Label: Steinway & Sons Catalog #: 30213
Composer:  Howard Swanson Performer:  Ric'key Pageot

The multi-talented pianist Ric'key Pageot has recorded another rarely performed gem for Steinway & Sons; a Scherzo nicknamed "The Cuckoo" by African American composer Howard Swanson (1907-1978). While rooted in the classical tradition, Swanson’s music imbues Jazz and other African American styles.

Album Credits:
Recorded October 17, 2022 at Allegro Recordings, Burbank, California
Producer: Ric’key Pageot for CrazyglueMusic
Engineer: Matthew Snyder
Executive Producers: Jon Feidner for Steinway & Sons and Scott Power for Crewest Studio
Art Direction: Jackie Fugere
Design: Cover to Cover Design, Anilda Carrasquillo
Photo of Ric'key Pageot: Hans
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Production Assistant: Renée Oakford
Piano Technician: Bernard Alexander
Piano: Steinway Model D #519958 Read less