Brian Hawkins is a local artist and filmmaker whose work is concerned with the vagaries of memory and historical narratives. Early in life, he was fascinated by ragtime, a syncopated precursor to jazz that developed at the turn of the twentieth century in his home state of Missouri. He began actively researching and performing the musical genre, which resulted in an award-winning documentary about the composer James Scott.
Brian’s combined interests in music, the visual arts, and film led
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