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Ragtime music is a type of jazz

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Q: What genre of music is ragtime?
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Ragtime music originated from African-American communities in the late 19th century, descending from the jigs and march music played by black bands. It began as dance music in the red-light districts in cities such as St Louis and New Orleans, before becoming a popular music genre published as sheet music for piano. An example of popular ragtime music is the 1899 publication of the song 'Maple Leaf Rag' by ragtime composer Scott Joplin.

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Ragtime MUSIC. :)

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Ragtime is a musical :P

Who pioneered classical ragtime music?

Scott Joplin pioneered classical ragtime music.

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Ragtime music was used for dancing just like blues.

Did ragtime influence any musical genre?

Certainly. A thing cannot exist and not affect those things around it. While ragtime is largely in class or genre by itself, it shares elements with bluegrass (Appalachia music), country, rock, jazz, and soul. It influenced and has been influenced largely by marches and jigs (a form of African-American folk music)

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