Henry W. Ragas  (1891-1919)
Last updated: 03.11.18
According to the Internet source given below, Henry W. Ragas was an American jazz pianist and member of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, the first jazz band to record commercially. A pioneering jazz pianist, he influenced later jazz bands emergeing in the 1930s and 1920s. Tiger Rag and Clarinet Marmalade (1918) were among the most important and most influential jazz recordings of all time.
Of ragtime interest is his recording of Reisenweber Rag (1918) by "Nick" D.J. La Rocca .
 
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Jazz Music CDs:
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Ragtime Music CDs:
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cd15.gif White-Gresty Ragtimers Mugsy Remembered flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Johnny Maddox Dixieland Blues CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 2 works by Henry W. Ragas (1891-1919). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Key: Electronic Resource Items
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Clarinet Marmalade 1918 L. Shields  wvicon.gif
Bluin' the Blues 1919 Sidney D. Mitchell  wvicon.gif
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youtube15.jpg Bluin' the Blues 2:13 H.W. Ragas  Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Clarinet Marmalade 1:53 H.W. Ragas  Ragtime Dorian Henry