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Antonio Pompa-Baldi, Gino Washington and ‘Mr. John’

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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Antonio Pompa-Baldi, Gino Washington and ‘Mr. John’ Dee Perry welcomes award-winning pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi to perform music from his new CD - The Rascal and The Sparrow - featuring the music of Francis Poulenc and Edith Piaf. Plus Dee chats with Detroit soul music legend Gino Washington who plays The Beachland Ballroom this weekend. And ideastream's David C. Barnett looks into the history of a local musical tribute to the life of John F. Kennedy Jr.

Additional Information

Antonio Pompa-Baldi performs a free concert at The Cleveland Museum of Art at 2pm Sunday, November 24 presented by Tri-C.  He also has a new CD - The Rascal and The Sparrow: Poulenc Meets Piaf.

Gino Washington performs at The Beachland Ballroom Saturday, November 23 at 9pm


Arts and Culture, History, Music


Antonio Pompa-Baldi, pianist

Gino Washington, musician

Bill Spivery, songwriter

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Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.

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