About

me

 

My name is Ragnar Hellspong. I've been playing ragtime piano in the Stockholm area for more than 50 years and piano in various traditional jazz bands for even longer than that. So I'm obviously an old man. Stopped playing in jazz bands long ago but just for fun I present below a 1990 recording by my last band (called Rhythm Kings). We took our tunes primarily from the repertoir of Louis Armstrong's Hot Five, Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers and Bix Beiderbeck and his Gang. This sample is from the Bix repertoir and it's called:

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