Press - December, 2015
 
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Meet 'Prairie Home' pianist Richard Dworsky, Garrison Keillor's right-hand man

For 23 years, pianist Richard Dworsky has been Garrison Keillor's "indispensable guy" on "A Prairie Home Companion." read article

 

 
News Updates - December, 2015
  • Rich’s 2014-2015 memorable collaborations on A Prairie Home Companion include accompanying: The Milk Carton Kids; Keb Mo; Brad Paisley; Sara Barielles; Ann and Nancy Wilson (of Heart); Renee Fleming; Chris Thile and Jerry Douglas with the Earls of Leicester; Brandi Carlile; Punch Brothers; Collin Hey; Iris DeMent; Sam Bush and Stuart Duncan; Elvin Bishop; Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O'Donovan; Joe Newberry; Kat Edmonson; Nick Lowe; Bryan Sutton; Suzy Boguss; Nellie McKay; Greg BrownPeter Rowan; John Fulbright; Karan Casey; Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele; Heather Masse.
     
  • Rich conducted the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra for a humorous musical segment on the show at University of Minnesota’s Northrop Auditorium, and was pianist/music director for the Prairie Home Companion 40th Anniversary Show and weekend of concerts; America the Beautiful Tour (30 cities); Three PHC Cruises (Barcelona to Venice, Baltic and Caribbean).
     
  • Dworsky’s song "Goin’ to the Dance With You“ appears on  “Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home,"  a DVD of her PBS special. And Sybersound/Universal has released a home Karaoke version of the song. 
     
  • Rich's piano piece "Perpetual Notion" was used as underscore for the documentary film "From Paycheck to Paycheck" on HBO.
     
  • Dworsky’s music can be heard in the 2015 French documentary film “Al Jarreau - L’Enchanteur," by film maker Thierry Guedj. The song "Full Measure“ (written by Dworsky and Jarreau) and  other demos recorded by the band Jarreau (with Dworsky on keyboards) are heard in the film.
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