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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Random thoughts, casual writings and specific research on early jazz styles. United States Change Country. Retrieved October 16, Morton’s right hand riffs are not characteristic stride figures and the left hand bass notes are an octave higher than finegrbuster would expect from a fully fledged stride player.

InMorton moved to Washington, D. Animule Dance Jelly Roll Morton.

Michigan Water Blues Clarence Williams. I said once that was one of the worst things I ever heard. The Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong.

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Mule Walk & Jazz Talk: Jelly Roll Morton & The Lion: Finger Buster vs The Finger Breaker

Add to wish list. See Katy Martin During Morton’s brief residency at the Music Box, the folklorist Alan Lomax heard him playing in the bar. He was aware that if he had been born inhe would have been slightly too young to make a good case for being the inventor of jazz. Finger Buster Jelly Roll Morton. Finger Buster vs The Finger Breaker. Organ Interlude Jelly Roll Morton. His recovery from his wounds was incomplete, and thereafter he was often ill and easily became short of breath.


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But Jelly Roll was a guy who always talked a lot. An Essay in Genealogy.

Mister Joe Jelly Roll Morton. Morton’s claim to have invented jazz in aroused resentment.

I went around this one Friday and he was standing on the corner. But I used to come around especially on Friday and Saturday looking for Jelly. Sweet Man Maceo Pinkard. Thirty-Fifth Street Charles Levy.

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Jelly Roll Morton

Sorry, I don’t speak Spanish! Retrieved from modton https: Morton had not bothered to do so himself, on the assumption that his amazing, breakneck, bravura piano piece would deter all competitions.

MN From the Book: Seattle Hunch Jelly Roll Morton. The sessions, originally intended to be a short interview with musical examples for use by je,ly researchers in the Library of Congress, expanded to more than eight hours of Morton talking and playing piano.

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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.


It sounds like Morton playing fast, but nothing like James P. At the age of 12, he had depression; he suffered for a month before getting help. InMorton was stabbed by a ro,l of the owner and suffered wounds to the head and chest. In his memoirs, Willie The Lion Smith recalls the fingerbustrr of a mythical cutting contest between him and Jelly Roll Morton in the early thirties: He continued to suffer from respiratory problems when visiting Los Angeles with a series of manuscripts of new tunes and arrangements, planning to form a new band and restart his career.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Creepy Feeling Jelly Roll Morton. On the Road, —”. Morton said that Jackson was the only pianist better than he was. According to the jazz historian David Gelly inMorton’s arrogance and “bumptious” persona alienated so many musicians over the years that no colleagues or admirers attended his funeral. A Personal View of the Music and the Musicians.