List of ragtime composers

List of ragtime composers

A list of ragtime composers, including a famous or characteristic composition.

Pre-1940

*Felix Arndt (1889-1918), "Nola"
*May Aufderheide (1888-1972), "Dusty"
*Roy Bargy (1894-1974), "Pianoflage"
*Harry Belding (1873-1932), "Good Gravy Rag"
*Theron C. Bennett (1879-1937), "The St. Louis Tickle"
*Irving Berlin (1888-1989), "Alexander's Ragtime Band"
*Charlotte Blake (1885-1979), "That Poker Rag"
*Eubie Blake (1887-1983), "The Baltimore Todalo"
*Blind Boone (1864-1927), "Southern Rag Medley No. 1"
*George Botsford (1874-1949), "Grizzly Bear Rag"
*Euday L. Bowman (1887-1949), "Twelfth Street Rag"
*Thomas E. Broady (1877-?), "Whittling Remus"
*Brun Campbell (1884-1952), "Barber Shop Rag"
*Louis Chauvin (1881-1908), "Heliotrope Bouquet"
*George L. Cobb (1886-1942), "Russian Rag"
*Zez Confrey (1895-1971), "Kitten on the Keys"
*Les C. Copeland (1887-1942), "French Pastry Rag"
*Cecil Duane Crabb(1890-1953), "Fluffy Ruffles"
*James Reese Europe (1880-1919), "Castle House Rag"
*Lucian Porter Gibson (1890-1959), "Jinx Rag"
*Gene Greene (1881-1930), "King of the Bungaloos"
*Harry P. Guy (1870-1950), "Echoes from the Snowball Club"
*Ben Harney (1871-1938), "Cake Walk In The Sky"
*Robert Hampton (1890-1945), "Agitation Rag"
*Scott Hayden (1882-1915), "Pear Blossoms"
*Abe Holzmann (1874-1939), "Smoky Mokes"
*Ernest Hogan (1859?-1909) "La Pas Ma La" and "All Coons Look Alike to Me"
*Charles Hunter (1876-1906), "Tickled to Death"
*Harry Jentes (1887-1958), "Bantam Step"
*Charles L. Johnson (1876-1950), "Dill Pickles"
*James P. Johnson (1894-1955), "Carolina Shout"
*Scott Joplin (1867-1917), "The Entertainer"
*Joe Jordan (1882-1971), "Pekin Rag"
*Sadie Koninsky (1879-1952), "Eli Green's Cake Walk"
*William H. Krell (1869-1933), "Mississippi Rag"
*Joseph F. Lamb (1887-1960), "American Beauty Rag"
*Henry Lodge (1884-1933), "Temptation Rag"
*Arthur Marshall (1881-1968), "Kinklets"
*Artie Matthews (1888-1958), "Pastime Rag No. 5"
*Kerry Mills (1869-1948), "At a Georgia Camp Meeting"
*Jelly Roll Morton (1890-1941), "Frog-I-More Rag"
*Julia Lee Niebergall (1886-1968), "Horseshoe Rag"
*Theodore H. Northrup, "Louisiana Rag"
*Paul Pratt (1890-1948), "Colonial Glide"
*Luckey Roberts (1887-1968), "Junk Man Rag"
*J. Russel Robinson (1892-1963), "Eccentric"
*Paul Sarebresole (1875-1911), "Roustabout Rag"
*James Scott (1885-1938), "Frog Legs Rag"
*Adaline Sheppard(1885-1950), "Pickles and Peppers"
*Russell Smith (1890-1969), "That Demon Rag"
*Etilmon J. Stark (1868-1962), "Billiken Rag"
*Charley Straight (1891-1940), "Rufenreddy"
*Wilber Sweatman (1882-1961), "Down Home Rag"
*Charles H. Thompson (1891-1964), "The Lily"
*Harry Tierney (1890-1965), "The Bumble Bee"
*Tom Turpin (1873-1922), "Harlem Rag"
*Percy Wenrich (1880-1952), "Peaches and Cream"
*Fats Waller (1904-1943), "Valentine Stomp"
*Clarence C. Wiley (1883-1908), "Car-Bahlick Acid Rag"
*Clarence Woods (1888-1956), "Slippery Elm Rag"
*Calvin Lee Woolsey (1884-1946), "Medic Rag"

Modern ragtime composers (since 1940)

*William Albright "Brass Knuckles"
* [http://www.ragtime.nu/andersson.htm Peter Andersson] (1968-), "The River Boat Slow Drag"
* [http://www.ragtime.nu/andris.htm James F. Andris] "The St. Louis Zoo Rag"
*Mark Birnbaum "Eubie on 2nd Avenue"
*Neil Blaze "Rosewood Rag"
*William Bolcom "The Graceful Ghost"
* [http://www.ragtime.nu/borg.htm Sune "Sumpen" Borg] (1931-2002), "Ylva Rag"
*Tom Brier "Goldeneye Rag"
*Lou Busch "Carr's Hop"
*Elena Kats-Chernin "Russian Rag"
*Bob Darch "Suicide Table Rag"
* [http://ragpiano.com/billbio.shtml Bill Edwards] "The Hanon Rag"
*Richard Egan "Campbellmania"
*Keith Emerson "Barrelhouse Shakedown"
* [http://www.ragtime.nu/french.htm Frank French] "Belle of Louisville"
* [http://www.ragtime.nu/hellspong.htm Ragnar Hellspong] (1944-), "Rag's Rag"
*Dick Hyman "Ragtime Razz Matazz"
* [http://www.ragtime.nu/intartaglia.htm Benjamin Intartaglia] "Ghost Castle Rag"
*Dave Jasen "Raymond's Rag"
*Daniel Jencka "Frederick's Royal Rag"
* [http://www.ragtime.nu/jenks.htm Glenn Jenks] "The Harbour Rag"
*Sue Keller "Cranberry Stomp"
* [http://www.viridianaproductions.com/kirby.htm#Biography Scott Kirby] "Ravenna"
*Bill Krenz "Mud Cat Rag"
* [http://www.ragtime.nu/lundberg.htm Peter Lundberg] (1942-), "Gothenburg Rag"
*Johnny Maddox "Friday Night Stomp"
* [http://www.ragtime.nu/mezjuev.htm Oleg Mezjuev] (1966-), "Café Parisién"
* [http://www.ragtime.nu/morath.htm Max Morath] (1926-), "One for Amelia"
* [http://www.ragtime.nu/dtr.htm David Thomas Roberts] (1955-), "Roberto Clemente"
*Andrew O'Donnell "The Rag of A Thousand Terrors"
*Reginald Robinson "The Strong Man"
*Thomas Shea "Little Wabash Special"
* [http://www.ragtime.nu/stenshall.htm Joakim Stenshäll] (1962-), "Entropy Rag"
*Trebor Tichenor "Bucksnort Stomp"
* [http://www.ragtime.nu/waltman.htm Kjell Waltman] (1960-), "Orange Blossoms"
*Brent Watkins "Cedar River Ramble"
*Dick Zimmerman "Lost And Found Rag"
*Vincent Johnson "Octopus On The Keys"
*Max Keenlyside "Honey Roasted Rag"
*Eric Marchese "The Grape Vine"
*Ron Ross "Digital Rag"


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