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Sample of journalism experience:

  • Technical Writer, on-call contract, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto CA 2011 – 2013
  • Contributing Editor, Reviewer, Correspondent, The Mississippi Rag, Minneapolis, MN, 1973 – 2009; Winner, 1999 Readers’ Poll, “Best Journalist in Ragtime”
  • Author, “Foreword,” Cakewalks, Rags and Novelties (comp. Allan Sutton, Mainspring Press, 2003); awarded “Excellence in recorded historical sound research,” Association for Recorded Sound Collections, 2004.
  • Contributor, The Rag Times, Loves Park, IL, 1974 – 2003
  • Author, liner notes, ”Arden and Ohman” Keyboard Wizards of the Gershwin Era (Pearl CD GEMM 9203) 1996
  • Author, “History of Ragtime,” 13-part series, KUSF-FM Program Guide, January 1991 – March 1994

Acknowledged for contributions:

  • Brun Campbell: The Original Ragtime Kid (Larry Karp, McFarland; 2016)
  • The Ragtime Fool (Larry Karp, Poisoned Pen Press; 2010)
  • The King of Ragtime (Larry Karp, Poisoned Pen Press; 2008)
  • 1915 World’s Fair (June Mesina Oullette, PBS /Great Performances; 2008)
  • Hello, Frisco (Elsa Chang, The California Report, KQED-FM; 2007)
  • Ragtime: An Encyclopedia (David Jasen; Routledge; 2007)
  • Ragtime Calendar [Birthdates] (Crazy Otto Music; 2004-2006)
  • Ragging It (H .Loring White, iUniverse;  2005)
  • Black Bottom Stomp (David Jasen and Gene Jones, Routledge; 2002)
  • The Ragtime Ephemeralist (ed. and pub. Chris Ware; 2002)
  • Ragtime’s Women Composers (Nora Hulse and Nan Bostick; 2001)
  • That American Rag (David Jasen and Gene Jones, Schirmer; 2000)
  • Scott Joplin: A Guide to Research (Nancy Ping-Robbins, Garland; 1998)
  • Broadway Sheet Music (Donald Stubblebine, McFarland; 1996)
  • King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin and His Era (Ed Berlin, Oxford; 1994, 2016)
  • The Journeyman Piano Player (Bob Milne, Woodland; 1992)
  • Between Rock and Hard Places (Tom Constanten, Hulogosi; 1992)
  • Cinema Sheet Music (Donald Stubblebine, McFarland; 1991)
  • Ragtime: Its History, Composers and Music (ed. John Hasse, Schirmer; 1985)
  • Music Festivals in America (Carol Rabin, Berkshire Traveller; 1983)

Contributor and copy editor or proofreader for numerous articles, reviews, and summaries.

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