Ragtime
Ragtime — also spelled rag-time or rag time — is a musical genre that enjoyed its peak popularity between 1895 and 1918. Its cardinal trait is its syncopated, or "ragged," rhythm. It began as dance mu...
Hungarian Dances (Brahms)
Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G minor The German composer, pianist, and conductor Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) was one of the most significant comp...
Jug band
A jug band is a band employing a jug player and a mix of traditional and home-made instruments. These home-made instruments are ordinary objects adapted to or modified for making of sound, like the wa...
Rag
Rag or rags may refer to:
Memphis Jug Band
The Memphis Jug Band was an American musical group active from the mid-1920s through the late 1950s. The band featured harmonica, kazoo, fiddle and mandolin or banjolin, backed by guitar, piano, washb...
Buddy Bolden
Charles Joseph "Buddy" Bolden (September 6, 1877 – November 4, 1931) was an African-American cornetist and is regarded by contemporaries as a key figure in the development of a New Orleans style...
Calvin Woolsey
Calvin Woolsey (December 26, 1883 – November 12, 1946) was an American physician and pianist.
Woolsey was the middle of three children born to Napoleon and Gertrude Woolsey. He was raised i...
Felix Arndt
Felix Arndt (May 20, 1889 – October 16, 1918) was an American pianist and composer of popular music. His mother was the Countess Fevrier, related to Napoleon III.Educated in New York (h...
Folk ragtime
Folk ragtime is a subgenre of ragtime, a distinctly American music. It is thought to have originated with illiterate itinerant African American piano players, who learned the syncopated music not for...
Fats Waller
Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an influential American jazz pianist, organist, composer, singer, and comedic entertainer, whose innovations to the Harlem stride sty...
The New England Ragtime Ensemble
The New England Ragtime Ensemble (originally The New England Conservatory Ragtime Ensemble) was a Boston chamber orchestra dedicated to the music of Scott Joplin and other ragtime composers.
Conse...
Ragtime progression
The ragtime progression is a chord progression characterized by a chain of secondary dominants, named for its popularity in the ragtime genre, despite being much older. Also typical of parlour music, ...
Clarence C. Wiley
Clarence C. Wiley (October 25, 1883 – March 2, 1908) was an American pharmacist from Oskaloosa, Iowa who won fame for his folk rag entitled "Car-Balick-Acid Rag".According to Census records, he ...
Come Clean (rag)
New Orleans ragtime composer Paul Sarebresole published Come Clean in 1905. As of 2005, it is still performed by groups such as the New Leviathan Oriental Fox-Trot Orchestra.
Wilbur Sweatman
Wilbur C. Sweatman (1882 – 1961) was an African-American ragtime and dixieland jazz composer, bandleader, and clarinetist. Sweatman was one of the first African-American musicians to develop a n...
Bill Lowrey (musician)
Bill Lowrey (born January 29, 1963) is an American musical entertainer and banjoist from California. He has been a featured performer or headliner at a variety of jazz festivals around the U.S. for ov...
Harry Von Tilzer
Harry Von Tilzer (July 8, 1872 - January 10, 1946) was a very popular United States songwriter.
Von Tilzer was born in Detroit, Michigan under the name Harry Gumm. His parents, Sarah (Tilzer) and ...
List of ragtime composers
A list of ragtime composers, including a famous or characteristic composition.
Dr. West's Medicine Show and Junk Band
Dr. West's Medicine Show and Junk Band was a psychedelic rock band. They were known best for both producing Norman Greenbaum; and their own hit "The Eggplant that Ate Chicago", which reached No. ...
Heliotrope Bouquet
"Heliotrope Bouquet" is a 1907 rag composed by Scott Joplin and Louis Chauvin.
Grace and Beauty
"Grace and Beauty" is a classic rag composed by James Scott and published by John Stillwell Stark in 1909.The A section starts out with a rising melody that slowly descends through repeated patterns. ...
Russian Rag
Russian Rag is the title of several pieces of music:
Mike Bernard (musician)
Mike Bernard (né Michael Barnet Brown; March 17, 1875 – June 27, 1936) was an American musician who influenced the development of ragtime-era music.
A musical child prodigy born in New York City, ...
Dick Zimmerman
Richard “Dick” Zimmerman (born 1937) is a ragtime performer, historian, author and producer. He is regarded as being one of the key figures responsible for the worldwide revival of ragtime. Zimmerman ...
List of ragtime musicians
Musicians who are notable for their playing of ragtime music include (in alphabetical order):