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A Handful of Keys

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Peter Skellern presents a series looking at the many styles and successes of the great piano entertainers.
4: Winifred Atwell
Born in Trinidad in 1914 and trained as a pharmacist with a hobby in piano, Atwell moved to London, where she found it impossible to crack the serious concert repertoire. A career of slightly-out-of-tune boogie woogie and ragtime followed, resulting in a string of fifties hits that included
Black and White Rag and Let's Have a Party.

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