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Alex Hassan (The Kennedy Center)

Alex Hassan

Alex Hassan is a Northern Virginia-based pianist thoroughly immersed in the musical styles and arrangements of the 1920s and 1930s. Among the highlights of his musical career, he counts performances at the Aldeburgh Festival in the UK; Smithsonian Museum of National History; Scott Joplin Festival in Sedalia, Missouri; Rocky Mountain Ragtime Festival in Boulder, Colorado; Stanford University; Pizza-on-the-Park in London; Player's Club in New York City; Toronto's McMichael Art Gallery; the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater and Millennium Stage; the El Segundo Ragfest in California; and the Piano Rarities Festival of Husum, Germany. Since 1991, Mr. Hassan has given numerous solo recitals at the Billy Mayerl Society of England, recording extensively at one of their concert venues, as well as on BBC. He has made both piano roll and piano diskette (Pianomation) recordings for Buffalo's QRS Piano Roll Company.

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<i>The Greatest Songs You've Never Heard</i> 2/9/12: The Greatest Songs You've Never Heard

Tenor Doug Bowles, soprano Karin Paludan, and pianist Alex Hassan perform a collection of hot, romantic, bouncy tunes.

The Greatest Songs You've Never Heard

Tenor Doug Bowles, soprano Karin Paludan, and pianist Alex Hassan perform a collection of hot, romantic, bouncy tunes.
<i>Shakin’ the Blues Away</i> 6/6/09: Shakin’ the Blues Away

This lively and authentic 1920s and 30s cabaret features Doug Bowles and Cindy Hutchins on vocals with the internationally acclaimed novelty and stride expert, Alex Hassan, on keys.

Shakin’ the Blues Away

This lively and authentic 1920s and 30s cabaret features Doug Bowles and Cindy Hutchins on vocals with the internationally acclaimed novelty and stride expert, Alex Hassan, on keys.
Alex Hassan 1/20/09: Alex Hassan

This musician, one of the leading authorities on novelty piano, immerses audiences in the musical styles and arrangements of the ’20s and ’30s.

Alex Hassan

This musician, one of the leading authorities on novelty piano, immerses audiences in the musical styles and arrangements of the ’20s and ’30s.
Alex Hassan 1/7/08: Alex Hassan

Considered one of the leading authorities on Novelty Piano, Alex Hassan performs spirited melodies from the Golden Age of popular music.

Alex Hassan

Considered one of the leading authorities on Novelty Piano, Alex Hassan performs spirited melodies from the Golden Age of popular music.
Alex Hassan 1/19/05: Alex Hassan

Alex Hassan, one of the leading authorities on Novelty Piano, performs works immersed in the musical styles and arrangements of the 1920s and 1930s.

Alex Hassan

Alex Hassan, one of the leading authorities on Novelty Piano, performs works immersed in the musical styles and arrangements of the 1920s and 1930s.

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