Marty Eggers

Oakland, California
Updated 8/11/2008

Terry Waldo describes Marty Eggers as having "an encyclopedic knowledge of the ragtime and early jazz repertoire".  He has played with numerous Bay Area jazz and ragtime groups, including the Yerba Buena Stompers, John Gill's San Francisco Jazz Band and the Black Diamond Jazz Band.

In addition to solo piano, Marty appeared at the festival for years as bassist with the Bo Grumpus Trio. He has also appeared with the Tichenor Family Trio (Trebor Tichenor, Virginia Tichenor, and Marty).

Marty helped found the Sacramento Ragtime Society in 1982.  He is a past president of the West Coast Ragtime Society.