Jelly Roll Morton

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United States jazz musician who moved from ragtime to New Orleans jazz (1885-1941)

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As Anthony cummings notes in his preface, the Morgan volume constitutes a major addition to a very small body of such publications: James Dapogny's edition of the complete piano works of Jelly Roll Morton (Jelly Roll Morton, The Collected Piano Music, ed.
C Handy and Jelly Roll Morton as well as the more recent artists, including Dr.
Part 2 of The Wishing Tomb moves through the next one hundred years of New Orleans's history, giving voice to performers and musicians like Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong's mother, Fred Staten, and the burlesque dancer Evangeline Sylvas.
Blind from glaucoma, Butler follows in the tradition of his city's great jazz pianists (James Booker, Jelly Roll Morton and so on) and is known for his versatility.
Meanwhile, Jelly Roll Morton and Monk have been cut to one entry apiece, and singers seem sadly under-represented: Billie Holiday makes one appearance, and there's nothing from Peggy Lee, Dinah Washington, Jimmy Rushing, Mark Murphy or Mel Torme.
Gottschalk, but the majority of the sampled works are original Marsalis compositions, played by Marsalis with a 10-piece ensemble, interspersed with tunes from Charles Mingus, Jelly Roll Morton and Duke Ellington (the latter interfacing with the film's imagery especially effectively).
This is the place that gave the world jazz, after all, as well as artistes such as Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Domino, Dr John and Harry Connick Jr.
But it's nice to think that some cold and lonesome evening a 73-year-old Weldon Kees might step out of the fog and walk into a North Beach bar and play a little Jelly Roll Morton on the piano.
Gennett Records made some of the first recordings of such figures as the New Orleans Rhythm Kings, Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong and Bix Beiderbecke.
The physicality of her unique style brilliantly paired with her eclectic musical choices, ranging from Jelly Roll Morton and Brahms to Philip Glass and Frank Sinatra, has allowed her to move seamlessly among the disparate worlds of iconoclastic modern dance, classical ballet, and pop culture.
Giordano drew on disparate influences: the earthy, African-based sensibility of Katherine Dunham's technique; the regal upper body of classical ballet; and the music of composers like Jelly Roll Morton.
Jazz pioneers Jelly Roll Morton, Scott Joplin, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington all recorded and experimented with Afro-Cuban and Latin rhythms before the 1930s.
La presentacion incluira composiciones de Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong y Sidney Bechet
From Jelly Roll Morton and Louis Armstrong, to Muggy Spanier and Benny Goodman, we are provided with a virtual and visual tour-de-force that includes the world-famous theatres and clubs that made Chicago's South Side a Mecca for jazz enthusiasts, as well as the cultural influence jazz came to have on the city's North and West sides as well.
When my grandmother found out that I was playing jazz music," said jazz composer Jelly Roll Morton, "she told me that I had disgraced the family and forbade me to live in the house" (2).