West Coast Ragtime Society
Dedicated to the preservation and promtion of Ragtime and vintage American music.
Updated 10/23/06
Prior Update 10/16/06
Festival XX Performer Pictures
The 20th annual West Coast Ragtime Festival will be held November 17-19, 2006 at the Red Lion's Sacramento Inn in Sacramento, California.  Below is the Photo Gallery of the performers. For biographical information click on the performer's name or photo. As other performers are added to the lineup the page will be updated.
Performers. The performers listed in the tables below will appear at the Festival. indicates that the entry has been added with this update.

Individual Performers

Andrew Barrett
(Youth Performer)
Costa Mesa, California
Mimi Blais
Montreal, Canada
Neil Blaze
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Nan Bostick
Menlo Park, California
Chris and Jack Bradshaw
Gilroy, California
Tom Brier
Sacramento, California
Shirley Case
Laguna Beach, California
Jared DiBartolomeo
(Youth Performer)
Pleasant Hill, California
Richard Egan
Manchester, Missouri
Marty Eggers
Oakland, California
Frank French
San Francisco, California
Ann Gibson
Oakland, California
Dan Grinstead
Seattle, Washington
Frederick Hodges
Berkeley, California
Brian Holland
Fort Worth, Texas
Glenn Jenks
Camden, Maine
Mark Allen Jones
Carmel, California
Ken Keeler
Oakley, California
Sue Keller
Oak Forrest, Illinois
Morten Gunnar Larsen
Oslo, Norway
Carl Sonny Leyland
New Cuyama, California
Nancy Piver and Stanley L. Stern
Los Osos, California
Jim Radloff
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
John Remmers
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Robbie Rhodes
Etiwanda, California
Sophie Rivard
Quebec, Canada
David Thomas Roberts
Bunker, Missouri
Jack Rummel
Niwot, Colorado
Steve Sandiford
Marshfield, Wisconsin
Sue Schmitt
Los Altos, California
Mike Schwimmer
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hal Smith
La Jolla, California
Adam Swanson
(Youth Performer)
Borger, Texas
Butch Thompson
Stockholm, Wisconsin
Virginia Tichenor
Oakland, California
Stephanie Trick
(Youth Performer)
St. Louis, Missouri
Adam Yarian
(Youth Performer)
Bowie, Maryland
  Terry Waldo
New York, NY
Evergreen Ragtime Trio
Seattle, Washington
Sullivans and Drivons
Sacramento, California
Pacific Coast Ragtime Orchestra
Pacifica, California
Porcupine Ragtime Ensemble
Sacramento, California
Raspberry Jam Band
Auburn, California
The Smalltimers
Pacifica, California

Seminar Leaders & Topics

"Ragtime's Mechanical Partner"
By Stephen Kent Goodman
(click here for presenter's bio)
"The Life and Music of Harry Austin Tierney"
Eric Marchese
(click here for presenter's bio)
"The Naked Dance: The Music of Storyville"|
By Terry Waldo
(click here for presenter's bio)
"Roy Bargy: The Genius of Novelty Ragtime"
By Robert Bradford
(click here for presenter's bio)
"The Ragtime Machine 25th Anniversary"
By David Reffkin
(click here for presenter's bio)
"Music Is an Art - And That Includes Ragtime"
Mimi Blais
(click here for presenter's bio)
Dance Instructors
Richard Duree & Ruth Levin
Costa Mesa, California
Bruce Mitchell
Cool California

Click on pictures in the Photo Gallery to bring up biographical information and larger pictures.

Mimi BlaisNeil BlazeTom Brier
Shirley CaseRichard Egan 
Dan GrinsteadFrederick HodgesBrian HollandGlen Jenks 
Sue Keller
Morton Gunnar LarsenCarl Sonny Leyland
Robbie RhodesDavid Thomas Roberts Jack Rummel
Butch ThompsonVirginia Tichenor


Dance Instructors


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