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Jelly Roll Morton - Quotes

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I have been robbed of three million dollars all told. Everyone today is playing my stuff and I don't even get credit. Kansas City style, Chicago style, New Orleans style hell, they're all Jelly Roll style.

I have been robbed of three million dollars all told. Everyone today is playing my stuff and I don't even get credit. Kansas City style, Chicago style, New Orleans style hell, they're all Jelly Roll style.

Jazz music is to be played sweet, soft, plenty rhythm. ---->>>

Get up from that piano. You hurtin' its feelings. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: October 20, 1885
Birthplace:
Die: 07-10, 1941
Occupation: Musician
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Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe (October 20, 1890 – July 10, 1941), 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. Widely recognized as a pivotal figure in early jazz, Morton is perhaps most notable as jazz's first arranger, proving that a genre rooted in improvisation could retain its essential spirit and characteristics when notated (wikipedia)