Past Festivals

2017

The 2017 Festival featured Jeff Barnhart, Dan Levinson’s Roof Garden Jass Band, and Brian Holland.

2016

The 2016 Festival featured Paolo Alderighi, Tom Hook, Reginald Robinson, Roseangela Sebba, and Stephanie Trick, with Jeff Barnhart as Artistic Director.

2015

The 2015 Festival featured Richard Dowling, Ivory&Gold®, Scott Kirby, and Dave Majchrzak, with Jeff Barnhart as Artistic Director.

2014

The 2014 Festival featured Mimi Blais, Martin Spitznagel, Virginia Tichenor, and Stephanie Trick, with Jeff Barnhart as Artistic Director.

2013

The 2013 Festival featured Jeff Barnhart, Frederick Hodges, Brian Holland, and Sonny Leyland.

2012

The 2012 Festival featured Brian Holland, Jeff Barnhart, Sonny Leyland, Martin Spitznagel, and David Jasen.

2011

The 2011 Festival featured Jim Hession, Frederick Hodges, Brian Holland, Sue Keller, and David Jasen.

2010

2010's Festival featured Frederick Hodges, David Jasen, Sonny Leyland, Adam Swanson, and Terry Waldo.

2009

The Festival was renamed the Ragtime Jazz Festival, and featured Mimi Blais, Brian Holland, Sonny Leyland, Butch Thompson, and David Jasen.

2008

The 2008 Festival featured Mimi Blais, Marty Eggers, Frederick Hodges, Brian Holland, David Jasen, David Reffkin, Bob Seeley, and Virginia Tichenor.

2007

In 2007, the concert series was expanded and renamed as the Charles Templeton Ragtime Music Festival. This first concert featured Jeff Barnhart, Mimi Blais, Neville Dickie, Tracy Doyle, David Jasen, Sue Keller, David Reffkin, Virginia Tichenor, and Richard Zimmerman.

2006 & Earlier

Prior to 2006, the Festival was called "In Ragged Time: An Encounter with American Ragtime Music." This three-part series featured pianist Richard Zimmerman and the Etcetera String Band, and was presented by the Mississippi State University Television Center in cooperation with The Department of Music Education and The Templeton Museum.


PAST PERFORMERS

Paolo Alderighi
Paolo Alderighi
Jeff Barnhart
Jeff Barnhart
Mimi Blais
Mimi Blais
Neville Dickie
Neville Dickie
Richard Dowling
Richard Dowling
Tracy Doyle
Tracy Doyle
Marty Eggers
Marty Eggers
Jim Hession
Jim Hession
Frederick Hodges
Frederick Hodges
Brian Holland
Brian Holland
Tom Hook
Tom Hook
Ivory&Gold®
Ivory&Gold®
David Jasen
David Jasen
Sue Keller
Sue Keller
Scott Kirby
Scott Kirby
Dan Levinson's Roof Garden Jass Band
Dan Levinson's Roof Garden Jass Band
Carl Sonny Leyland
Carl Sonny Leyland
Dave Majchrzak
Dave Majchrzak
David Reffkin
David Reffkin
Reginald Robinson
Reginald Robinson
Rosangela Sebba
Rosangela Sebba
Bob Seeley
Bob Seeley
Martin Spitznagel
Martin Spitznagel
Adam Swanson
Adam Swanson
Butch Thompson
Butch Thompson
Virginia Tichenor
Virginia Tichenor
Stephanie Trick
Stephanie Trick
Terry Waldo
Terry Waldo
Richard Zimmerman
Richard Zimmerman