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"A Prairie Home" Pianist Butch Thompson

The Butch Thompson Trio was a regular on Garrison Keillor's syndicated radio show. Thompson's specialty is classic jazz from 1890s to about 1940, including the music of Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Waller, Eubie Blake, and others. He has a new series of solo CDs entitled "Minnesota Wonder."




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Other segments from the episode on May 18, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 18, 1993: Interview with Michelangelo Signorile; Interview with Butch Thompson; Review of the book "Black Women in White America."


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