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Riley's own improvised tributes — to his Indian mentor, Pandit Pran Nath, to his ragtime mentor, Wally Rose, and to Margaret Lyon, who enticed him to teach at Mills College in the 1970s — were worlds unto themselves.
On that album, McEuen and like-minded players, like David Bromberg, set up shop in a New York church to record songs that draw from bluegrass, string band music, pop, rock and ragtime.
Pokey LaFarge, from just across the state in St. Louis, is bringing his old-timey music, crossing the lines of swing, ragtime and jazz.
After all, who else in the early 1970s could dress as a revolutionary while playing ragtime?
The musical collective, led by arranger and pianist Scott Bradlee, transforms pop hits into vintage genres — so songs by artists like Lorde, John Legend and Taylor Swift get remade into jazz, ragtime or swing.
Community concert: As part of a fall concert series, pianist Mauro Ronca, along with operatic soprano Kelsey Fredriksen, will perform pieces from Bach, Arias and American ragtime jazz.
Karp was a man of many talents, notably writing mysteries honoring his great love for ragtime music.
Aesop’s fable is brought to life in a ragtime musical comedy with a farcical race.
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Origin and Etymology of ragtime
First Known Use: 1896See Words from the same year
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Definition of ragtime for English Language Learners
: a type of lively music that is often played on the piano and that was very popular in the U.S. in the early part of the 20th century
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