100 Years After His Death, Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin Continues to Inspire Guitarists

From the August 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY STEPHEN BOISSON This year marks the centennial anniversary of ragtime innovator Scott Joplin’s death, on April 1, 1917. The big news of the day was America’s involvement in the Great War, not the passing of a once-popular composer. Joplin’s funeral was a quiet affair, with scant notice in … Continue reading 100 Years After His Death, Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin Continues to Inspire Guitarists