[Dixielandjazz] John Arpin RIP

Tamas Ittzes bohem at fibermail.hu
Sun Nov 11 07:45:41 PST 2007

Hi everyone,

Many of you might know John Arpin, one of the greatest ragtime and early
jazz pianist. He passed away on November 8 at home, surrounded by his
family. He's suffered from cancer for 3 years and kept playing the piano
until this summer. He played astonishingly at our Bohém Ragtime & Jazz
Festival in March, Kecskemét, Hungary. Funeral will be in Toronto,
Canada on Saturday, November 17. Details at

violin teacher, ragtime pianist, festival organizer
Bohem Ragtime Jazz Band
Kecskemet Jazz Foundation
Mailing address: H-6001 KECSKEMET, Pf. 652., Hungary
Phone: +36(20)82-447-82
E-mails: tamas at bohemragtime.com, bohem at fibermail.hu
Web site: http://www.bohemragtime.com

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