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Jelly's blues : the life, music, and redemption of Jelly Roll Morton

Author: Howard Reich; William Gaines
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo, ©2003.
Series: African American music reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shares the virtually uncelebrated life of jazz composer Jelly Roll Morton, from his introduction into music, to his sharp decline in popularity, to the revival of his music following the discovery of his archive in 1992.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reich, Howard.
Jelly's blues.
Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo, ©2003
(DLC) 2004298215
(OCoLC)52279630
Named Person: Jelly Roll Morton; Jelly Roll Morton; Jelly Roll Morton; Jelly Roll Morton
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Reich; William Gaines
ISBN: 9780786741762 0786741767
OCLC Number: 823170675
Notes: "Annotated discography": pages 267-270.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 288 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface --
The district --
Inventing Jelly Roll --
The proselytizer --
Chicago hustle --
Thirty-fifth and Calumet --
Free fall --
Laughingstock --
A battle royal --
Flee as a bird to the mountain --
The afterglow --
Epilogue --
Notes on sources --
Appendix A. Compositions written by Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton --
Appendix B. Annotated discography : Morton plays Morton --
Appendix C. Notes on Morton's elusive birth date --
Index.
Series Title: African American music reference.
Other Titles: Life, music, and redemption of Jelly Roll Morton
Responsibility: Howard Reich and William Gaines.
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"A standout achievement...redeems a misunderstood life...an invaluable record of Morton's brilliant rise and bitter fall."

 
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