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An Old Master returns home ‘Doc’ Bradshaw, July 19, 1962

Kenneth “Doc” Bradshaw, one of the more accomplished pianists to come out of the Twin Cities, returned home in July 1962 after a seventeen-year absence. He performed before a capacity crowd at Miller Park. Doc is seen here warming up in the bandstand with Dorothy Ann Burkhart, a former student of his. Who out there recalls Doc Bradshaw?

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp is the Librarian at the McLean County Museum of History


Nancy J Miller8/20/19 12:33pm

Doc Bradshaw was associated with Miller Music Co. in Bloomington. I took piano lessons from him at the tender age of 14. In the end, I lost interest in trying to learn but I do recall a lunch hour at Downs Grade School when I did play for my fellow students.

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