Lara Driscoll is half of the Firm Roots Duo, a two-piano ensemble also featuring her husband Chris White. In this interview, Lara talks about the challenges of performing and recording with two pianos; how she and Chris work together as composers; fun times in an RV; the fascinating story of recording their new album, Firm Roots; and more.
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Theme music by The Respect Sextet
Logo by Dave Vrabel
Intro voice: Chuck Ingersoll
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