zez confrey

zez confrey

Artist bio


Pianist/Composer born in Peru, IL 1895. Composer of tunes including My Pet and Kitten on the Keys. Credited as the originator of novelty ragtime. A follower of the fingerbuster piano players like James P Johnson and Willie "The Lion" Smith. Died in Lakewood, NJ 1971

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