Recording & Study Guide, Credits


 The following individuals and organizations have made great contributions to the Celebrating Americans project and/or to The Unconservatory.


"Celebrating Americans" Project Personnel

Recording artists, package research & design, articles, crossword,

word search and quizzes: Kirk Whipple & Marilyn Morales


Recording engineer: Paul Griffith


Audio editing: Kirk Whipple & Paul Griffith


Piano Technician: Paul Bruno


Graphic Artist: Patricia Stanila


Web site design and management:

Kenny Blacklock, Mark Krueger, Kirk Whipple & Marilyn Morales


Scott Joplin Bio: Kenny Blacklock


Printing support: Pete Soto

and the entire staff of Sir Speedy / Bird Road, Miami, FL


CD Duplication: Discmakers, Pennsauken, NJ


Miami-Dade Public Schools, Division of Life Skills

Lilia Garcia, R.T. Davis, Jim Smith


The Unconservatory Board of Directors

Main Branch, Miami, Florida: Ubaldo Henriquez, President, George Noel Ortiz, Treasurer, Bobbie Leal, Secretary, Kirk Whipple, Executive Director, Marilyn Morales, Artistic Director, Melanie Castillo, Past President

Northern California Branch, Sausalito: Kenny Blacklock, Executive Director

Southern California Branch, Agua Dulce: Eric Swanson, Executive Director

Massachusetts Branch, East Wareham: Marilyn Brown, Executive Director

Louisiana Branch, Houma: Paula N. Guidry, Executive Director


For their timely support, special thanks to

Keith & Vanessa Whipple

Justa & Gustavo Morales, Clara Rodriguez (Mima)


Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs Council / Tropiculture


The State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs