Jelly Roll Morton, Inventor Of Jazz, Online Book by Alan Lomax

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Appendix One
an entire period of jazz and marked the path the future could take. Without doubt the most creative figure in jazz.9*
Ferdinand Morton;
"Listen, man, whatever you How on that horn, voure blowing Jelly Roll . . "
So it was that Morton used to boast at the hangouts of the homblowers, and it was hard to prove him wrong. His early tunes were the best of hot compositions and the bands that played them read like a royal roll-call of jazz,
Milxebueg Joys, best known recordings by: New Orleans Rhythm Kings, Gennet 5217, 3076; Glen Gray Casa Loma, Brunswick 8922, English Brunswick 01866; McKinnetjs Cotton Pickers, Victor 21611, Bluebird 10954; Bennie Motens Orchestra, Victor 24881, Bluebird 55S5, HMV 4953; Don Redman, Bluebird 10071; Dorset] Brothers, Vic­tor 26437; Tommy Dorsey, Victor 26437; Counters Inn Orchestra, Crown 3212, Varsity 8042; Red Nichols, Bruns­wick 20110; Jimmy O'Bryanfs Washboard Band, Paramount 12321; Lil Hardways Orchestra, Vocation 1252; Kid Rena, Delta 802; George Lewis9 New Orleans Stampers, Climax 102.
Wolverine Blues, best known recordings by: Jelly Roll Morton on piano, Gennet 52S95 Autograph 623; Jelly Roll Trio, Victor 21064, Bluebird 10258; Louis Armstrong, Decca 3105; New Orleans Rliyihm Kings, Gennet 5102; Jack Tea-garden, Columbia 35297; Larry Clinton, Victor 25S63; Bob Crosby, Decca 2032, 3040; Benny Goodman, Vocation 15656, Brunswick 80027; Earl Hines, Decca 577; Joe Marsala, Variety 565.
King Pokter Stomp, best known recordings by: Jelly Roll Morton on piano on Autograph 617, Gennet 52S9? Vocalion 1020, Commodore 591; Benny Goodman, Victor 25090; Metronome All Star Band, Columbia 35389; Glenn Miller, Bluebird 7853; Teddy Bunn, Blue Note 503; Fletcher Henderson, Columbia 1534, 35671, Okeh 41565; Harry James, Brunswick 8366; Erskine Hawkins, Bluebird 7839; Claude Hopkins, Decca 184; Bob Crosby, Decca 4390.