Click to view Johnny Maddox's albums Johnny Maddox
With over 45 albums and record sales of over 11 million, including 9 gold singles, it's no wonder Johnny Maddox is considered the King of Ragtime music.

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Click to view David Reffkin's albums David Reffkin
David Reffkin is a graduate of The New England Conservatory of Music, Boston. He is a violinist and has played in concert and theater pit orchestras, chamber groups, and as a soloist around the country and in Canada. His many performing activities included four years as first violinist with the Grammy winning New England Ragtime Ensemble (conducted by Gunther Schuller), and as a founder and codirector of the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival, where he directed the All-Star Orchestra for ten years.

He appears on numerous of recordings either as a soloist or ensemble member. Among these are LPs as the "fiddler" with Doc Severinsen. For 12 years he led a trio in a major hotel, performing the salon music of the turn of the century, just as it was during the original era. Since 1981 David has been the producer and host of "The Ragtime Machine" ("Music from the concert halls and barrooms of America"), a weekly program of ragtime music, news and interviews, on KUSF-FM, San Francisco. This long-running program is the only one of its type in the world. He also produces classical radio programs, and a series of programs wherein he interviews important researchers in astrophysics (another of his passions).

David is also a contributing editor of, and reviewer for, The Mississippi Rag, the leading journal of ragtime and traditional jazz. He is often consulted on ragtime-related projects as a contributor, draft reviewer, and proofreader for books and articles written by the country's leading authors on the subject.
 
Click to view Adam Swanson's albums Adam Swanson
Adam Swanson, who lives in the small town of Shenandoah, Iowa, is rapidly becoming known as one of the world’s foremost performers and historians of ragtime and early American popular music. Although he is only twenty years old, he has been a featured performer and lecturer at ragtime and jazz festivals across the United States. Adam is the youngest three-time winner of the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest, held in Peoria, Illinois. In 2007, he appeared alongside the late John Arpin at the Bohem Ragtime and Jazz Festival in the Republic of Hungary and has also toured Switzerland. Adam has played for renowned Disney/Hollywood composer Richard M. Sherman (Mary Poppins, etc.), as well as noted film critic and historian Leonard Maltin. Adam made his New York debut at Carnegie Hall at the age of nineteen, where he performed with multi-platinum-selling artist Michael Feinstein. Recently, Adam has recorded albums with legendary 1950s piano star Johnny Maddox, pianist Frederick Hodges of the Royal Society Jazz Orchestra, former rock star and ragtime entertainer Ian Whitcomb, and even a western swing album. Adam performs every summer in the Diamond Belle Saloon at the historic Strater Hotel in Durango, Colorado. He has studied piano with Waleed Howrani of Ann Arbor, Michigan, a graduate of the Moscow State Conservatory, and is currently in his second year of college under the tutelage of Dr. Lisa Campi, a graduate of the Eastman School of Music. Adam is also an avid rail-fan, collects antique sheet music, records, and piano rolls. Additional CDS from Adam are available at cdbaby.com. Click here for more information about Adam Swanson
 

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