Adam Swanson

http://www.adamgswanson.com/ PHOTOS Adam Swanson, from Shenandoah, Iowa, is rapidly becoming known as one of the world’s foremost performers and historians of American ragtime. He discovered ragtime on his grandparents’ Web-TV and has played the piano for eleven years. Swanson has been a featured performer at … Continue readingAdam Swanson

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Bob Seeley

http://www.boogiebob.com/seeley.htm VIDEOS Universally hailed as America’s greatest living boogie woogie pianist and proponent of stride, Bob Seeley is “a piano player like Mickey Mantle was a ball player.” A fixture at the piano bar at Charlie’s Crab in Troy, MI, Seeley has been entertaining for … Continue readingBob Seeley

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Rosangela Sebba

http://www.music.msstate.edu/faculty/bio/rosangelasebba/ Rosangela Yazbec Sebba was only six-years-old when she first sat before the ivory keys of a piano. While in high school, Sebba won a national musical competition in Brazil. At Federal University in Goias, Brazil, she earned her bachelor’s degree in music and piano … Continue readingRosangela Sebba

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Reginald Robinson

http://www.reginaldrrobinson.com 20 years after Reginald Robinson’s emergence as a young, self-taught, against the grain pianist and composer, he has become an internationally recognized pianist, recording artist and educator. Reginald scored new music for “Each One As She May” a play by Frank Galati and “Intimate … Continue readingReginald Robinson

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David Reffkin

David Reffkin is founder and co-director of the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival, contributing editor and reviewer for The Mississippi Rag, a proofreader for books and articles written by the country’s leading authors on ragtime, and, since 1981, the producer and host of “The Ragtime Machine,” … Continue readingDavid Reffkin

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Dave Majchrzak

http://www.ragtimedrdave.com Dr. Dave started playing the piano at age 6. His sister had been playing for some time and he found the piano irresistible,so, his parents started him in lessons. Although not classically trained, his early teachers instructed him in chord theory and in applying … Continue readingDave Majchrzak

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Carl Sonny Leyland

http://www.carlsonnyleyland.com/ PHOTOS | VIDEOS Carl Sonny Leyland discovered boogie woogie at age 15 and was inspired to go to the piano and begin on a path that would become his life’s purpose. Whether solo or with his trio, the Carl Sonny Leyland Trio, Leyland’s playing displays … Continue readingCarl Sonny Leyland

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Scott Kirby

http://scottkirby.net Scott Kirby specializes in American and Pan-American musical traditions that span 150 years. From the inventive compositions of New Orleans genius Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Classic Ragtime, Cuban Danzas, Brazilian Tangos of Ernesto Nazareth and Creole styles from the Caribbean, to contemporary works by Kirby … Continue readingScott Kirby

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Sue Keller

PHOTOS | VIDEOS Sue Keller began her ragtime obsession in 1974, after graduating from DePauw University with a degree in music and theater. Since then, Keller has treated audiences to her piano and vocal performances throughout the world. Her appearances have ranged from the grand opening … Continue readingSue Keller

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David Jasen

PHOTOS | VIDEOS A leading authority on and a well-known collector of books, recordings, piano rolls, periodicals, catalogues, and sheet music dealing in all areas of American popular music, David Jasen is a treasure – to the world of ragtime and to the Charles Templeton Ragtime … Continue readingDavid Jasen

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