Taslimah Bey

Taslimah P. Bey began studying classical music at age 16, then switched to jazz in her senior year of high school.  She started researching ragtime music and the roots of jazz while in college.  When Taslimah heard Charlie Gabriel—clarinet and saxophone player with the Preservation … Continue readingTaslimah Bey

Anne Barnhart

Anne Barnhart is a Flutist/vocalist whose musical experiences with Ivory&Gold® have taken her around the world. Her performances have been enjoyed from coast to coast in the US and abroad. Audiences are dazzled by her technique, awed by her tone and enthralled with her timing … Continue readingAnne Barnhart

Donald Ryan

A commanding and dynamic pianist, Donald Ryan has been called “a music kaleidoscope, sparkling at everything he plays.” This “everything” encompasses the arenas of the classical repertoire, religious/inspirational, and jazz. His virtuosity and amazing gift of improvisation have delighted audiences throughout the U. S. A. … Continue readingDonald Ryan

Sweet&Hot Quartet

The Sweet&Hot Quartet lives up to its name with scintillating selections from the Ragtime through Swing eras, brilliantly rendered by Jeff Barnhart (piano/vocals); Anne Barnhart (flute/vocals); T.J. Müller (banjo/guitar/trumpet/trombone/vocals) and Josh Duffee (vintage drum kit/xylophone). Individually, the musicians are masters of their craft, having logged … Continue readingSweet&Hot Quartet

Millenia Musicae

Millenia Musicae performs music by contemporary composers with a rare combination of instruments. The group formed in 2011 and released their first CD with Centaur Records, Inc. in 2016, which featured two works by Mississippi composer Shandy Phillips. Millenia Musicae has performed in duos, trios, … Continue readingMillenia Musicae

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Josh Duffee

Josh Duffee was born in Louie Bellson’s hometown of Moline, Illinois, and now resides across the river in Bix Beiderbecke’s hometown of Davenport, Iowa. He’s a very versatile musician, specializing in drumming and xylophone playing from the 1920s to the 1940s, while also performing a … Continue readingJosh Duffee

Brunious-Hook Duo

Musician songwriter Tom Hook began his career in Kansas City Missouri, performing in local in regional jazz and rock bands, as well as working as a stage performer at Worlds of Fun theme park. He was a founding member of the New Red Onion Jazz … Continue readingBrunious-Hook Duo

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TJ Müller

T.J. Muller is a multi-instrumentalist and bandleader based out of St. Louis, where he directs both The Arcadia Dance Orchestra and The Gaslight Squares. Although based in Missouri, T.J. was born in Canterbury, England. Always traveling from a young age, T.J. began playing traditional jazz … Continue readingTJ Müller

Bill Edwards

http://www.ragpiano.com A native of Southern California, Bill Edwards discovered ragtime when he was six years old, and hasn’t been able to leave it alone since. He started his professional career in California in the late 1970s then resided in Durango, CO, through the first half … Continue readingBill Edwards

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