Ragimte- Jesénia Jackson

Ragtime Ragtime music took its claim to fame in the late 1800s (1893-1917). The genre of Ragtime preceded jazz and was based on a structure of broken melodies. Styles of music that came before Ragtime included cakewalks and coon songs: songs that disrespected and degraded the African American community. As Ragtime grew, it was considered … Continue reading Ragimte- Jesénia Jackson