10 Reply to “ Sweet Substitute - Jelly Roll Morton - The Originator Of Jazz-Stomp-Swing ”

  1. By sheer coincidence: the eminent Ragtime Pianist Terry Waldo -- sole pupil of Eubie Blake and a great interpreter of Jelly Roll’s music and writer of “This is Ragtime” -- was giving four lectures on the subject of the music and life and times of “Jelly Roll” Morton in march in the Lincoln Jazz Centre in NYC.
  2. Apr 07,  · Jelly's compositions influenced many of the early greats such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, and Benny Goodman. Aside from their historical value, these old Jelly Roll Morton tunes are a lot of fun to listen to.5/5(3).
  3. Dec 01,  · With this volume on composer Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, William Russell has added unedited and lightly edited interviews to the resources, thus enlarging the scrapbook format. Jelly Roll Morton (?) is regarded today as one of the great composers, arrangers, improvisers, and pianists of the early New Orleans jazz era.
  4. Dec 28,  · Jelly Roll Morton was a towering figure in early jazz, and one with a very large number of accomplishments. As a pianist who had his own easily recognizable style, Morton was a major transition figure between ragtime and early jazz, combining the syncopations of ragtime with jazz improvisations as early as
  5. Jelly Roll Morton – Doctor Jazz CD1 (King Porter Stomp) () Written by bluesever Saturday, 26 December - Last Updated Saturday, 26 December returned to music. The chances are good that in Morton had few competitors among pianists and he was an important transition figure between ragtime and early jazz. He played in.
  6. Find Jelly Roll Morton discography, albums and singles on AllMusic AllMusic. New Releases. Featured New Releases J.R. Morton Plays Jelly Roll: Olympic Jelly Roll Morton, Vol. 3: New York, Washington and Rediscovery Sweet Substitute Jelly Roll Morton.
  7. Jelly Roll Morton Biography (BBC) His publicity photos claimed he was the 'originator of jazz and stomps', an example of the kind of outrageous and colourful statement frequently associated with.
  8. Jelly Roll Morton referred to his music roll recording activities on two separate occasions. In a hand-written reply to a questionnaire sent to him by Paul Eduard Miller in , he wrote that he had “made piano rolls for QRS, American, Wurlitzer and others.” [EJB ].
  9. Although, Morton, who used to sign his letters, “Jelly Roll Morton Originator of Jazz and Stomps, World’s greatest hot tune writer,” sticks close to jazz on these sides, he also squeezes in descriptions of his “careers” as boxing promotor (promoter) and ambidextrous pool shark.
  10. Also listed as: Jelly Roll Morton and his Red Hot Peppers Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers Jelly-Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe (October 20, – July 10, ), known professionally as Jelly Roll Morton, was an American ragtime and early jazz pianist, bandleader and composer who started his career in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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