Jelly Roll Morton – Finger Buster. Uploaded by Dijnr Van. Copyright: Attribution Non-Commercial (BY-NC). Download as PDF or read online from Scribd. Flag for . Jelly Roll Morton was the first great composer and piano player of Jazz. (Jelly Roll Morton), , New York, New York, General Finger Buster (Jelly. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Shellac release of Finger Buster / Creepy Feeling on Discogs.

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Shreveport Stomp Jelly Roll Morton. InMorton succeeded in getting a contract to make records for the largest and most prestigious record company in the United States, the Victor Talking Machine Company. Lomax was interested in Morton’s days in Storyvillein New Orleans, and the ribald songs of the time. This one was a lot e Morton said that Jackson was the only pianist better than he was. Bb Major Product Type: Creepy Feeling Jelly Roll Morton.

This one was a lot easier to read, but some notes seemed innacurate tone wise. He was transported to a black hospital farther away. This added a rustic or “out-of-tune” sound due to the playing of a diminished 5th above the melody. Morton’s playing was also close to barrelhousewhich produced boogie-woogie.


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In that atmosphere, he often sang smutty lyrics; he took the nickname “Jelly Roll”, which was African-American slang for female genitalia, and by extension a lover of same. At the age of fourteen, Morton began working as a piano player in a brothel or, as it was referred to then, a sporting house. Ragtimejazzjazz bluesDixielandswing. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. If you think there is no jazz before Coltrane, you may have come to the omrton place.

Jelly Roll Morton

Berklee College of Music. Morton wa s his own man. Ferdinand “Jelly Roll” Morton: Byhe had started writing down his compositions. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Morton’s and recordings of piano solos for the Gennett label were very popular and influential.

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Jelly Roll Morton

Their Histories in Washington, D. University of Michigan Press. Tiger Rag Nick LaRocca. Morton also walked in major and minor sixths in the bass, instead of tenths or octaves. Cited in Levin, Floyd The Crave Jelly Roll Morton.


AroundMorton also started touring in the American South, working in minstrel shows including Will Benbow ‘s Chocolate Drops, [12] gambling and composing. Vaudeville comedian, bandleader, composer, arranger. Because of the suggestive nature of the songs, some of the Library of Congress recordings were not released until Original Rags Scott Joplin.

Widely recognized as a pivotal figure in early jazzMorton was jazz’s first arranger, proving that a genre rooted in improvisation could retain its essential spirit and characteristics when notated.

But I used to come around especially on Friday and Saturday looking for Jelly. Morton often played the melody of a tune with his right thumb, while sounding a harmony above these notes with other fingers of the right hand.

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Despite the low fidelity of these noncommercial recordings, their musical and historical importance has attracted numerous jazz fans, and they have helped to ensure Morton’s place in jazz history. His New York sessions failed to produce a hit. The Pearls Jelly Roll Morton. Cyr and Baby Dodds.