The World of Ragtime

Air Date:
Heard On The Odyssey Series
Album Cover, Black Manhattan, Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, New World Records 2017

There are many factors to consider when discussing Ragtime – the impact of John Philip Sousa, the innovation of the form first shaped by African Americans, unsung women composers, and the lingering question asking if ragtime jazz, classical, or both…

Episode Credits

  • Dr. Jonathan Øverby Host
  • Tom Blain Technical Director

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