Music: Young Stylist, Old Style

Six nights a week, Ralph Sutton, a gangling young (28) man in horn-rimmed spectacles, ambles across the bandstand of Eddie Condon's Greenwich Village jazz foundry and quietly joins the piano. He may ripple out a relaxed version of It's a Lovely Day Today or wander placidly through Bix Beiderbecke's jazz classic, In a Mist. Then he changes his pace. As Sutton explains it, "When the crowd gets with me, I begin bearing down." Sutton, bearing down on such ragtime standards as Ballin' the Jack or Maple Leaf Rag, delivers some of the solidest...

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