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Jelly Roll Morton

Geoffrey Smith considers one of the godfathers of jazz, the flamboyant Creole genius, Jelly Roll Morton. Recordings include piano solos, classics by his Red Hot Peppers, and modern tributes from the likes of Gil Evans and Charles Mingus.

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Sun 6 Jul 2014 00:00

Music Played

  • Gil Evans

    King Porter Stomp

    Performer: Gil Evans.
  • Giorgio Gaslini

    Pep

    Performer: Giorgio Gaslini.
  • Benny Goodman

    King Porter Stomp

    Performer: Benny Goodman.
  • Charles Mingus

    Jelly Roll

    Performer: Charles Mingus.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    King Porter Stomp

    Performer: Jelly Roll Morton.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Black Bottom Stomp

    Performer: Jelly Roll Morton.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Perfect Rag

    Performer: Jelly Roll Morton.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Wolverine Blues

    Performer: Jelly Roll Morton.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    The Chant

    Performer: Jelly Roll Morton.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Sidewalk Blues

    Performer: Jelly Roll Morton.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Dr Jazz

    Performer: Jelly Roll Morton.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Grandpa's Spells

    Performer: Jelly Roll Morton.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    The Pearls

    Performer: Jelly Roll Morton.
  • Mary Lou Williams

    The Pearls

    Performer: Mary Lou Williams.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    King Porter Stomp

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton Performers: Jelly Roll Morton (p) Recorded: 1939

    • Jelly Roll Morton – Last Sessions.
    • Commodore CMD 14032 (1).
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    The Perfect Rag

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton Performers: Jelly Roll Morton (p) Recorded: 1924

    • Various Artists – Riverside History of Classic Jazz.
    • Riverside RBCD0052 (1).
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Wolverine Blues

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton / Spikes Performers: Jelly Roll Morton (p), Johnny Dodds (cl), Baby Dodds (d) Recorded: 1927

    • Johnny Dodds – Oh Johnny!.
    • Topaz TPZ 1060.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    The Chant

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton Performers: Jelly Roll Morton (p), George Mitchell (c), Kid Ory (tb), Omer Simeon (cl), Johnny St Cyr (bj), John Lindsay (sb), Andrew Hilaire (d) Recorded: 1926

    • Jelly Roll Morton – Vol 1.
    • JSP Records JSPCD 321.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Sidewalk Blues

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton Performers: Jelly Roll Morton (p), George Mitchell (c), Omer Simeon, Darnell Howard & Barney Bigard (cl), Kid Ory (tb), Johnny St. Cyr (bj), John Lindsay (b), Andrew Hilaire (d) Recorded: 1926

    • Jelly Roll Morton – Vol 1.
    • JSP JSPCD321.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Dr. Jazz

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton Performers: Jelly Roll Morton (p), George Mitchell (c), Omer Simeon, Darnell Howard & Barney Bigard (cl), Kid Ory (tb), Johnny St. Cyr (g) Recorded: 1926

    • Jelly Roll Morton – Vol 1.
    • JSP JSPCD321.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Grandpa's Spells

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton Performers: Jelly Roll Morton (p), George Mitchell (c), Kid Ory (tb), Omer Simeon (cl), Clarence Black Wright Smith (vn), Johnny St. Cyr (g), John Lindsay (sb), Andrew Hilaire (d) Recorded: 1926

    • Jelly Roll Morton Volume 4.
    • JSP JSPCD324.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    The Pearls

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton Performers: Jelly Roll Morton (p), Johnny Dodds (cl), Baby Dodds (d) Recorded: 1927

    • Jelly Roll Morton Volume 4.
    • JSP JSPCD324.
  • Mary Lou Williams

    The Pearls

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton Performers: Mary Lou Williams (p), Booker Collins (b), Ben Thigpen (d) Recorded: 1938

    • Mary Lou Williams – Key Moments.
    • Topaz TPZ 1016.
  • Benny Goodman

    King Porter Stomp

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton / Fletcher Henderson arr Performers: Benny Goodman (cl), Harry James (tr) Recorded: 1938

    • Benny Goodman On the Air 1937-38.
    • Columbia C2K 01-472990-10.
  • Gil Evans

    King Porter Stomp

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton Performers: Gil Evans (p), Johhny Coles, Louis Mucci & Ernie Royal (tr), Joe Bennet, Frank Rehak & Tom Mitchell (tb), Julius Watkins (Fr horn), Harvey Philips (tuba), Cannonball Adderley (as), Jerry Safino (reeds), Chuck Wayne (g), Paul Chambers(b), Art Blakey (d) Recorded: 1958

    • New Bottle.
    • Manhattan CDP7468552 (1).
  • Charles Mingus

    Jelly Roll

    Composer: Mingus Performers: Mingus (b), Jimmy Knepper (tr), John Handy (as), Shafi Hadi (ts), Booker Ervin (ts), Horace Parlan (p) Recorded: 1959

    • Mingus Ah Um.
    • Columbia/Legacy CK 65512.
  • Giorgio Gaslini

    Pep

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton Performers: Maurizio Beltrami (fl), Guido Bombardieri & Maurizio Moraschini (as), Alberto Nacci (ts), Roger Rota (bs), Ugo Gelmi (tr), Umberto Marcandalli & Sergio Orlandi (tb), Oscar Gelmi (c), Adelio Leoni (chitarra), Fabrizio Garofoli (p), Sandro Massazza (b), Victoria Marinoni (d), Stefano Bertoli (perc) Recorded: 1996

    • Jelly’s Back in Town.
    • DDQ 1280202.
  • Black Bottom Stomp

    Jelly Roll Morton

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton Performers: Jelly Roll Morton (p), George Mitchell (c), Kid Ory (tb), Omer Simeon ©, Johnny St Cry (bj), John Lindsay (sb), Andrew Hilaire (d) Recorded: 1926

    • Jelly Roll Morton Volume 1.
    • JSP JSPCD 321.

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