Albert F. Marzian 
Last updated: 09.06.18
Albert F. Marzian was a composer and publisher of popular music based in Albany, Indiana. The writer of a few top-notch rags, especially The Lion Tamer (1913) under the name of Mark Janza. It is generally considered by the present day ragtime community that Albert F. Marzian and Mark Janza are one and the same person. Albert F. Marzian was also known to be a well-known band leader and string bass player.

Websites :
url15.gif Albert F. Marzian Biography and list of works by "Perfessor" Bill Edwards  
     Performer CD Title Supplier
Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif American Ragtime Ensemble on "Ragtime Chamber Music" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif
cd15.gif "Perfessor" Bill Edwards on "A Bag of Rags"
cd15.gif "Perfessor" Bill Edwards on "Music for Muskoka"
cd15.gif "Perfessor" Bill Edwards on "A Ragtime Sampler"
cd15.gif "Perfessor" Bill Edwards on "Rhapsodies in Ragtime"
cd15.gif "Perfessor" Bill Edwards on "Whipped Cream Rag"
cd15.gif Nora Hulse on "Cake Walks, Two Steps and Rags by Women Composers"
cd15.gif Sue Keller on "I Got What It Takes" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Sue Keller on "Kellerized" flag15us.gif flag15de.gif
cd15.gif Paragon Ragtime Orchestra on "The Whistler and His Dog" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
DBE746 Angel Food (1911) - Rag
A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 4¼ mins.
1-2 days
DBE747 Aviation Rag (1910) - March Two Step
A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
1-2 days
DBE748 Bale O' Cotton (1914) - Rag - A Southern Fox Trot
A+D/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¾ mins.
1-2 days
DBE749 The Lion Tamer (1913) - A Syncopated Fantasia
D/T/T/B/B/GB(B), approx. 5¾ mins.
1-2 days
     Title Instruments Remarks
sm15.gif Angel Food (1911) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Aviation Rag (1910) A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif Bale O' Cotton (1914) A+D/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
sm15.gif The Lion Tamer (1913) D/T/T/B/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 13 works by Albert F. Marzian. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Key: Items on hold

Elks Carnival March for Louisville (1899)
Tonawanda (1913) wvicon.gif
Aviation Rag (1910) wvicon.gif
as Mark Janza
Bale O' Cotton (1914) wvicon.gif
as Mark Janza
Angel Food (1911) wvicon.gif
Felicity (1914) wvicon.gif
Youth & Beauty Waltzes (1912) wvicon.gif
Flight of Fancy March (1914) wvicon.gif
Evening Chimes (1913) wvicon.gif
Signal Bells (1914) wvicon.gif
I Love You (1913) wvicon.gif
Charms (1928)
The Lion Tamer (1913) wvicon.gif
as Mark Janza
     Title Performer
youtube15.jpg Angel Food (3:39) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Aviation Rag (3:12) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Bale O' Cotton (3:14) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg The Lion Tamer (5:01) Ragtime Dorian Henry