They all played ragtime

by Rudi Blesh

Publisher: Oak Publications in New York

Written in English
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  • Ragtime music -- History and criticism

Edition Notes

Statementby Rudi Blesh and Harriet Janis.
ContributionsJanis, Harriet Grossman, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3561.R33 B6 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination347, ix p., [36] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4293907M
ISBN 10082560091X
LC Control Number78321733

  “Chauv was so far ahead with his modern stuff, he would be up-to-date now,” remembered his best friend, Sam Patterson, in the book They All Played Ragtime. Chauvin moved to Chicago, and he died at 27 a few years later; his cause of death is listed as multiple sclerosis, but it was probably syphilis or sickle-cell anemia, compounded by Author: St. Louis Magazine. Still, the power of the book and its tale remains. Most successive writers merely restate what they read in They All Played Ragtime." I have just read this book in an old edition and have also fallen under its spell and that of the African American geniuses who created this subtle, supremely musical art. This is a very historic LP (not yet reissued on CD) that was recorded just in the nick of time. Along with Scott Joplin and James Scott, Joseph Lamb was one of the "big three" of classic ragtime composers. Joplin and Scott never recorded, but Lamb lived into the early s and was tracked down by Rudi Blesh in the late s in time to be interviewed for his classic They All Played Ragtime book/ Authors Rudi Blesh and Harriet Janis interview surviving veterans of the golden age of ragtime, including Joplin's widow Lottie, and write an important book, They All Played Ragtime. s In the '50s and '60s, ragtime leads a fringe existence.

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By that time Bob, curious about the original sources of ragtime music as laid out in the book They All Played Ragtime, had sought out many of the ragtime pioneers, both performers and composers, including Lamb. In addition to his own career, Darch tirelessly promoted the music and its originators, arranging for concerts all over the United. I got into Dixieland and heard about ragtime during the time the war was on. After a few years I started joining different bands. Then I got one of my own, playing a little jazz, standards, like that. I had a sax player and a drummer and we did weddings and things. “Then I read that book by Rudi Blesh, “They All Played Ragtime”. The DeVeaux and Kenney book from the Smithsonian Institution Press is a wonderful and elegant book but is, unfortunately, out of print and difficult to obtain (check your local University library). Affeldt, P. "James Scott: Crown Prince of Ragtime" (Oct ) 1 Jazz Report 1. Rudi Blesh and Hariet Janis,"They All Played Ragtime," discussed the history and revival of ragtime, provides comprehensive listings of reaction compositions and player piano rolls 2. Reid Badger, "A Lifetime in Ragtime," biography of James Reese Europe and his immense contribution to the development of Ragtime 3.

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Ragtime composer Scott Joplin (ca. –) became famous through the publication of the "Maple Leaf Rag" () and a string of ragtime hits such as "The Entertainer" (), although he was later forgotten by all but a small, dedicated community of ragtime aficionados until Cultural origins: Late 19th century, Midwestern United.

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Hardcover. 8vo. xviii, pp., xviii index, 4. Gray cloth hardcover with title on spine. Color illustrated dust jacket. Hardcover in very good condition. Light edge wear to dust jacket.

Price clipped dust jacket is chipped head and base of spine. Very good / good. In two authors, Rudi Blesh and Harriet Janis, published They All Played Ragtime, a book based on interviews with figures from ragtime's past, including Joplin's widow. "That book really.

They All Played Ragtime proved to be a popular book and is credited as the cause for a renewed public interest in ragtime music.

Blesh founded Circle Records inwhich recorded new material from aging early jazz musicians as well as the Library of Congress recordings of Jelly Roll Morton. Ragtime is a musical with music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and a book by Terrence is based on the novel of the same name by E.L.

: Ragtime, by E.L. Doctorow. Their monumental book They All Played Ragtime was published in During the s ragtime was the theme of many record albums, but usually was treated as a caricature.

Ragtime was frequently played on pianos especially rigged to sound out of tune or perhaps with thumbtacks in the hammers to evoke the sound of old-time saloon pianos. An actor on television and films, Conrad Janis has always loved playing Dixieland trombone.

His mother, Harriet Janis, worked closely with critic Rudi Blesh on the definitive book They All Played Ragtime and for the Circle label. Conrad Janis played guitar early on, but was self-taught on trombone, which he did not start playing until he was nearly He gigged as a freelancer from the.

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Rudi Blesh & Harriet Janis - ©,Oak Publications, New York. This was long considered the authoritative book on ragtime and old-time music. Although much more accurate and revealing information has been compiled by many authors since its original printing inthis book is still worth reading.They All Played Ragtime by Rudi Blesh and Harriet Janis was a revelation inthough it has since been superseded by better books.

Ragtime was kept alive in the s by studio musicians Dick Hyman (as Knuckles O'Toole) and Lou Busch (as Joe 'Fingers' Carr), and the novelty aspect was milked by Fritz Schulz-Reichel in Germany ('Crazy Otto.