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"Perfessor" Bill Edwards Guide to Ragtime and Traditional Jazz Composers

Clifford Adams Bernard Adler Nat D. Ayer George Barnard Harry Belding
Theron C. Bennett Irving Berlin Mike Bernard Leon M. Block Blind Boone
George Botsford Euday Bowman A. Seymour Brown Brun Campbell Hughie Cannon
Axel Christensen Edward B. Claypoole George L. Cobb Charles Cohen Glover Compton
Thomas R. Confare Les Copeland Cecil Duane Crabb Ford Dabney Charles N. Daniels
Homer Denney Will Donaldson Willie Eckstein H. Engelmann James Reese Europe
Harry Fischler Malvin M. Franklin Lucian Porter Gibson R.G. Grady Albert Gumble
Mose Gumble Harry P. Guy Robert Hampton Ben Harney Will Held
Fred Heltman Abe Holzmann Charles Humfeld Charles Hunter Herbert Ingraham
Tony Jackson Harry Jentes Nat Johnson Joe Jordan Mel B. Kaufman
Frank C. Keithley E. Harry Kelly Edwin F. Kendall Lloyd Kidwell F. Henri Klickmann
William H. Krell Jean-Baptiste Lafrenière J. Bodewalt Lampe Julius Lenzberg Sid Le Protti
Harry J. Lincoln Thomas H. Lodge Frank H. Losey Herbert B. Marple Al Marzian
W.R. McKanlass Kerry Mills Harry H. Mincer Melville Morris Will B. Morrison
Theodore H. Northrup Joseph C. Northup Abe Olman E.T. Paull Al Piantadosi
W.C. Polla Phil Porter Paul Pratt Arthur Pryor Luckey Roberts
Jay Roberts Clarence H. St. John Archie W. Scheu Jean Schwartz E. Philp Severin
Arthur Sizemore Chris Smith Maurice K. Smith Ted Snyder Etilmon J. Stark
Fred S. Stone Wilbur Sweatman Charles Thompson Will Tyers Egbert Van Alstyne  
Albert Von Tilzer Harry Von Tilzer Percy Wenrich Clarence Wiley Gus Winkler
Clarence Woods Calvin Lee Woolsey Frank Wooster J.S. Zamecnik  

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The Ragtime Webring-Dedicated to Scott Joplin and the music of the Ragtime Era, this ring is an invaluable resource for jazz music lovers, musicians and historians. Sheet music, midi files, afro-american history, record collectors...

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There are lots of great ragtime recordings by top artists available from
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Including some of my recommended favorites:

Max Morath Dick Hyman Dick Zimmerman
Paul Lingle Wally Rose Lu Watters
James P. Johnson Tony Caramia Squirrel Nut Zippers
Marcus Roberts Butch Thompson Jelly Roll Morton
Glenn Jenks Sue Keller Fats Waller
The Good Time Jazz Catalog and Bill's personal favorites, The Firehouse Five+2!

And don't miss these movies which include some ragtime music:

The Jazz Singer The Sting
Alexander's Ragtime Band Scott Joplin
The Legend of 1900 Ragtime
For Me and My Gal Meet Me In St. Louis
In the Good Old Summertime Take Me Out to the Ball Game
The Jolson Story Jolson Sings Again
Cheaper by the Dozen San Francisco
Somewhere in Time Titanic (1953)
The Other Pretty Baby
42nd Street Reds
The Son of Kong Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
Cheyenne Social Club The Shootist
How To Dance Through Time - Dances of the Ragtime Era

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