Music: Harmonica & Taps

There was Bach and Handel on the program, but the Bach came out of a mouth organ, and the Handel was background for the clickety-clicks of a tap dancer. This recital in Philadelphia last week was given by Harmonicist Larry Adler, a young man who resembles Eddie Cantor, and Tap Dancer Paul Draper, who looks like a blonder Franchot Tone. They had deserted the nightclubs for a joint concert tour.

Bug-eyed Larry Adler blows the mouth organ with Pierian purity, can make it sound like an oboe, fiddle, horn, wawa trumpet. Paul Draper, son of...

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