Previous update 11/8/2012
Festival XXVI Performer Pictures The 26th annual West Coast Ragtime Festival will be held November 16-18, 2012 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.
Youth Performers Groups Dance Instructors & Piano Accompanists
Seminar Leaders & Topics - Click on topic for synopsis.
"Ragtime Emerges from the Shadows
in Music and Word"
"James P., Jelly, Fats, The Lion, and Jelly -
A Pianistic Comparison"
"Brun Campbell - An Appreciation"
Carl Sonny Leyland
"History of Boogie-Woogie, Part 2"
"Living the Ragtime Life
"The Skeleton in Ragtime’s Closet: Coon Songs and the Loss of a Generation of Good Melodies"
Youth Master Class
Master Class Leader - Jeff Barnhart
First Place division winners of the 2012 Youth Ragtime Piano Competition are
invited to participate in a Master Class with internationally acclaimed pianist,
Jeff Barnhart. Check back for day and time.