Free downloads of

original rags by John Reade


In the 1980s John Reade made recordings of himself playing both ragtime classics and several of his own compositions. These have now been transferred to CD. This is available to buy for £5 (click Contact left), but you can download for free these MP3 files of five tracks.

MP3 files (live acoustic performances by John Reade)

John plays in a jazz style and at a brisk pace. Download two Scott Joplin favourites:

plus three originals rags by John Reade

MIDI files (electronic simulation - click to download)

Sheet music: These pdf files contain the piano scores of the above three original rags