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Ragtime Project

3 Compelling Stories from They All Played Ragtime

The seldom-discussed stories of three ragtime pioneers

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Listening Log

Listening Log: Week 6

Charles Ives, Scott Joplin & Scott Hayden, Eubie Blake

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American Music History

Jazz and Trains: A Connected History

The American railroad system as a driving force for cultural exchange

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Ragtime Project

FRIDAY: The Ragtime Project EP and Book Launch

A new EP and Book coming your way next week!

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Ragtime Project

Jelly Roll Morton: Bridging Ragtime and Jazz Traditions

Jelly Roll Morton demonstrates the stylistic differences between Ragtime and Jazz, an evolution of which he was a major proponent

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Ragtime Project

Stop-time Across American Art Forms

An exploration of how rhythmic conventions in music and dance may influence each other

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Ragtime Project

Waltz into the Week with Scott Joplin

A collection of some of Scott Joplin’s finest Ragtime Waltzes

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Ragtime Project

Ragtime and Stride – Two American Piano Styles

Breaking down the defining features of the closely related piano styles of Ragtime and Stride

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Encountering Gunther Ragtime Project

The Ragtime Revival of the 1970s

Learn about the figures who defined the Ragtime Revival of the 1970 – Eubie Blake, Joshua Rifkin, Gunther Schuller, and more.

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Ragtime Project

5 Scott Joplin Piano Pieces to Know

Some of Scott Joplin’s most innovative and famous works that aren’t “The Entertainer”