Jim Eaton


Oral History Information

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Job Title
Former Vice President
Company Name
St. Louis Music Company

Jim Eaton became a professional cellist and played often with his brother. He played in several orchestras and symphonies as well as small groups. Jim’s passion and knowledge of string instruments made him the perfect buyer for St. Louis Music. His role within the company expanded over the years, eventually becoming Vice President when Mark Ragin purchased the wholesaler from LOUD and moved it back to St. Louis. Jim was a strong supporter of school music programs and organizations that serve them including NASMD.