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Unformatted text preview: King of Ragtime Piano/Banjo player, composer Maple Leaf Rag (1899) o Prototype work Maple Leaf Rag Form is AABBACCDD Eubie Blake (1883-1983) Born in Baltimore Brothel performer at 15 Moved to New York at 22 Charleston Rag (1899/1917) o Early example of stride piano o Jazz Harmony James Reese Europe (1881-1919) New York Ragtime Bandleader 1910 Clef Club o Union o Orchestra May 2, 1912 Carnegie concert The First First recording by a black artist for a major record label Too Much Mustard o December 29, 1913 369 th Infantry Hellfighters Band World War I Thats Got Em o May 7, 1919...
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