20 episodes

In a professional career spanning over 50 years, musician and historian Terry Waldo has performed on and produced over 70 albums of ragtime and trad jazz. He has written the book on the subject, also called This Is Ragtime. He has known personally and performed with many legends of this music. Drawing on his vast library of recordings and interviews, Terry presents the story of the music as he has known it from the inside. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ralph-waldo0/support

This Is Ragtime Terry Waldo

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    • 4.5 • 21 Ratings

In a professional career spanning over 50 years, musician and historian Terry Waldo has performed on and produced over 70 albums of ragtime and trad jazz. He has written the book on the subject, also called This Is Ragtime. He has known personally and performed with many legends of this music. Drawing on his vast library of recordings and interviews, Terry presents the story of the music as he has known it from the inside. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/ralph-waldo0/support

    This Is Ragtime Podcast #20

    This Is Ragtime Podcast #20

    This Episode features Christmas music by Sweet Megg, Terry Waldo with Beau Grumpus, George Rock (Spike Jones trumpet player) with Waldo's Gutbucket Syncopators, and Leon Redbone with Terry. The show also presents #20 of Terry's original NPR This Is Ragtime series.


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    • 51 min
    This Is Ragtime Podcast #19

    This Is Ragtime Podcast #19

    This episode features recordings by various Terry Waldo ensembles playing rags by Scott Joplin's publisher, John Stark's stable of composers. Included are numbers by Waldo's Gutbucket Syncopators and Waldo's Ragtime Orchestra. The program opens with "Get Yourself A New Broom" from Molly Ryan's new album: Sweepin' The Blues Away. The show concludes with #19 of Waldo's original NPR This Is Ragtime series.




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    • 1 hr
    This Is Ragtime Podcast #18

    This Is Ragtime Podcast #18

    This episode opens with cut from Sweet Megg and Ricky Alexander's new album, I'm In Love Again then features a musical tribute to Waldo's Gutbucket Syncopators' trumpet player, Roy Tate. The program concludes with show #18 from Waldo's famous NPR series, This Is Ragtime.


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    • 1 hr 1 min
    This Is Ragtime #17

    This Is Ragtime #17

    This episode features a tribute to the legendary Chicago pianist, Bob Wright. Bob is heard playing in a number of different settings and in different styles. The show also features a "Do Do Do" from the new Waldo album with Tatiana Eva Marie. The program ends with episode #17 from Terry's original NPR This Is Ragtime series.


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    • 1 hr 2 min
    This Is Ragtime Podcast #16

    This Is Ragtime Podcast #16

    This episode features a tribute to and performances by the great trad jazz tuba player, Mike Walbridge. There are several tracks with Waldo's Gutbucket Syncopators as well as tracks with several other Waldo bands. The show also has a track from the new Sweet Megg/Ricky Alexander album, I'm In Love Again.


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    • 1 hr 4 min
    This Is Ragtime Podcast #15

    This Is Ragtime Podcast #15

    This episode features the first single release from Waldo's new album, I Double Dare You and a trip to San Francisco in 1965 to hear The Red Garter Band, Turk Murphy's Jazz Band and The Ted Shaffer Jelly Roll Jazz Band. The program also has show #15 from Waldo's original NPR This Is Ragtime series.


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    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

blind bogus ben ,

Frog Legs and all

So informative and fun for anyone interested in the history of ragtime, and American music in general. Thanks Mr. Waldo!

Here is the Thing ,

FANTASTIC

So illuminating and sassy!! SUCH A TALENT.
Thanks for brightening my days

mr robbins ,

The real deal

Waldo is great. I’m so glad he is doing this. podcast. It’s the real story of a great American music.

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