JAZZ - An American musical style that includes syncopation and improvisation.
JAZZ BAND - An instrumental group that plays jazz.
JIG - A lively dance, usually in 6/8, 9/8 or 12/8 meter.
SCOTT JOPLIN - (1867 or 1868-1917) American musician and composer. Joplin is regarded as the best-known ragtime composer and performer. He also is regarded as one of the three most important composers of classic ragtime. Read more...