Jack Rummel
Niwot, Colorado
Updated 5/29/04

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Jack Rummel has pursued the piano as an amateur most of his life. A composer and reviewer, he has hosted the weekly ragtime radio program KGNU's Ragtime America since 1980. He is also founder and co-producer of the annual Rocky Mountain Ragtime Festival. He practiced dentistry in Boulder, Colorado for over 30 years, retiring in 2002. He is a tireless promoter of ragtime music and its performers; his recording for Stomp Off and his recent CD releases of Brun's Boys and Lone Jack: The Ragtime of Today has also put him in the forefront of ragtime composers now living. He has three published folios of original compositions. He regularly reviews current ragtime recordings on his website: www.ragtimers.org/reviews. He has performed and/or served as master of ceremonies at festivals in St. Louis and Sedalia, MO, Central City, Evergreen and Boulder, CO and the West Coast Ragtime Festivals in both Fresno and Sacramento.. He also plays five string banjo in a bluegrass band.