Ticket holders, find your show information here.
August 20th, 8pm PT
Stream remains available for 5 days following the event.
John, a South Central Afro-Mexi-American, is a self-taught, against-the-grain pianist & composer, and a true Angeleno. From scholarships through Neighborhood Music School in Boyle Heights and musical studies at Pasadena City College to national recognition as a pianist and composer, he has established himself as a pillar of ragtime in the city and beyond. Planted deeply in the cultural heritage of the self made & styled Black composers of legend, he lives among his heroes: Scott Joplin, James Scott, Arthur Marshall and the like. His original compositions are an ode to and an exaltation of our great city, as he himself is one of its brilliant jewels. Mr. Reed-Torres is a dear friend, a class act, a rare gem indeed, and he will be playing tip top tunes for you all this Thursday.
Tickets are $10 plus a $2.50 service charge. If you’re feeling generous you can buy a ticket and add a donation to support the Yard Theater.