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  1. Jazz concert performance far from uglyRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2018 | Buteman Today

    ... the Ugly Bugs criss-crossed the greatest age of jazz with numbers made famous by artistes like Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, The Original Dixieland Jazz Band and Django Reinhardt. There were also little-played compositions like 'Louisiana ...


  2. A Celebration of the Trailblazers Of Jazz Comes To The Bickford Theatre, 2/26Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 |

    Dan Levinson and his all-star band celebrate the music of those early days of jazz at the Bickford Theatre for one night only on Monday, February 26th at 7:30 pm. Entitled Dan Levinson 's Jazz 101: The Trailblazers of America's Original Art Form, the concert features the music of King Oliver , Louis Armstrong , the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Jelly Roll Morton, The New Orleans Rhythm Kings, Clarence Williams , Eddie Condon , Duke Ellington and more.


  3. Review: Dorrance Dance at Modlin Center, Feb. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Style Weekly

    ... drops them to the floor with the beat, to a gasp. "Jungle Blues" (2012), set to the eponymous music by Jelly Roll Morton, opened the program with a slow build, accumulating hints of just what these dancers could do to the floor, to sound, sliding, ...


  4. Buddy Bolden, the first king of jazz: 1 of 300Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 |

    ... it even exists, but Bolden's real legacy is in his influence on other early jazz practitioners, including Jelly Roll Morton, King Oliver, Kid Ory, George Baquet and Louis Armstrong. Bolden's most enduring tune? That would be "Funky Butt," which he ...


  5. Nathaniel Rich's dark thriller takes its cues from jazz and film noirRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | Seattle Times

    ... title, Isadore Zeno. Rich's jazz history is OK, too. Kid Ory was, indeed, still in New Orleans in 1919. Jelly Roll Morton and King Oliver were not. However, Isadore's complaint that "no one cared about jazz" in 1919 feels anachronistic, as a white ...


  6. Marta Sanchez Creates A Truly International Sound With 'Danza Imposible'Read the original story

    Dec 28, 2017 | WNED

    ... of what she gets from pop or medieval music. She can make a melody out of one note and the right rhythm. Jelly Roll Morton called that kind of spark the Spanish tinge. WHITEHEAD: Like many contemporaries, Marta (inaudible) passages for bass and ...


  7. Jazz pioneer Buddy Bolden is celebrated at Prospect.4 exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 |

    The story of cornetist, bandleader, and proto-jazz pioneer Charles Joseph "Buddy" Bolden is also the story of New Orleans -- or at least one story of New Orleans. Bolden was a famously short-lived ragtime king who didn't receive in his own lifetime due credit for his artistic innovations, even though his brash, improvisatory style paved the way for future jazz artists like Jelly Roll Morton and Louis Armstrong.


  8. Music of SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2010 | Sound on the Sound

    ... an urban culture with music. Not to mention, the jazz music scene came when jazz musicians such as Jelly Roll Morton or Vic Meyers started performing enticing jazz music in different places of Seattle. If we talk precisely about who were the most ...


  9. Jazz Isn't DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Eugene Weekly

    ... Woideck tells the story behind every song. Mingus composed "Jelly Roll" based on early jazz musician Jelly Roll Morton. Mingus learned about Morton in elementary school, and the song, though released in 1959, sounds like a lively '20s tune. Woideck ...


  10. The remains of Jax's ragtime, blues and jazz ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Metro Jacksonville

    ... such as James Weldon Johnson, John Rosamond Johnson, Zora Neale Hurston, Ma Rainey, Rhonda Robichaux and Jelly Roll Morton helped developed a culture of black entertainment and enlightenment culminating with the first published account of blues ...


  11. Silk Road Music and VICO cross cultural boundariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | The Georgia Straight

    In Vancouver, intercultural music-making is nothing new: think of Jelly Roll Morton introducing jazz to the Patricia Hotel's house band circa 1920, or Chief Dan George's fusing of Coast Salish chants with country rock on In Circle , his 1974 album with Fireweed. But the existence of an entire scene devoted to cultural fusion is a relatively recent development, and one of its landmarks was the arrival of pipa virtuoso Qiu Xia He in 1989.


  12. Jammin' with JacobRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    ... a very different art form that led him in the direction of melodies scored by the likes of Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton and Paul Sarebresole. "I remember, when I was at school, in an animation class and the teacher put on a CD while we worked. It ...


  13. How to throw your own 1920s speakeasy partyRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2017 | Warrington Guardian

    ... sound of the 1900s and the swing era of the 1930s. Fill your playlist with pianist and bandleader Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five, cornetist Bix Beiderbecke, pianist Earl Hines, pianist James P. Johnson, and ...


  14. ShimshonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... the jazz tradition out of the resources of the tradition itself. Around the turn of the 20th century, Jelly Roll Morton was talking about the "Latin tinge," and in the late 40's Dizzy Gillespie joined forces with Chano Pozo to make the Afro-Cuban ...


  15. Late Rock and Roll Pioneer Fats Domino Had a Big Life and Houston ConnectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Houston Press

    Fats Domino, the beloved icon and master pianist partly responsible for the nascency of Rock and Roll, was as great an ambassador for the music of New Orleans as Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet or Allen Toussaint.


  16. Itamar Borochov Releases New Album BOOMERANG in AmericaRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2017 |

    ... the jazz tradition out of the resources of the tradition itself. Around the turn of the 20th century, Jelly Roll Morton was talking about the "Latin tinge," and in the late 40's Dizzy Gillespie joined forces with Chano Pozo to make the Afro-Cuban ...


  17. The Inescapable Fats Domino, Dead at Eighty-NineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | The New Yorker

    The legendary pianist Fats Domino, who recorded what's considered one of the first rock-and-roll records, died today, at the age of eighty-nine. moments in my life in which I experience the least complicated kinds of joy are usually when I'm listening to a record by a piano player from New Orleans: Jelly Roll Morton, Professor Longhair, Tuts Washington, Champion Jack Dupree, , and, especially, Fats Domino.


  18. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Jelly Roll MortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | All About Jazz

    The city of New Orleans has the distinction of being the 'birthplace of jazz' so its appropriate that in New Orleans in or around 1885 to 1890 would be born the self-proclaimed "inventor of jazz". Ferdinand Joseph Lemott and his story is one of mystery, legend, genius, with an incredulous outcome, and original musical score... Read more.


  19. Almanac for Friday, Oct. 20, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Libra. They include English astronomer and architect Christopher Wren in 1632; French poet Arthur Rimbaud in 1854; James Robert Mann, Illinois congressman and author of the "White Slave Traffic Act," also known as the "Mann Act," in 1856; educator John Dewey in 1859; actor Bela Lugosi in 1882; jazz composure Jelly Roll Morton in 1890; longtime Yankee Stadium announcer Bob Sheppard in 1910; country singer Grandpa Jones in 1913; humorist Art Buchwald in 1925; baseball Hall of Fame member Mickey Mantle in 1931; actor William Christopher in 1932; actor Jerry Orbach in 1935; baseball Hall of Fame member Juan Marichal in 1937 ; poet Robert Pinsky in 1940 ; writer Lewis Grizzard in 1946; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Tom Petty in 1950; film director Danny Boyle in 1956 ; actor Viggo Mortensen in 1958 ; political commentator Michelle Malkin in ... (more)


  20. Happy 2017 Birthdays to Two Extraordinary Jazz Cats, Drummer Cozy...Read the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | Aquarius Papers

    Today we celebrate the birthdays of two remarkable jazzsters, Cozy Cole and Barney Kessel, and Buddy Saltzman, one of the great session drummers of all time! Cozy Cole was one of the great jazz drummers of the 30s, 40s, and 50s, and played with some of the legends of jazz, including Jelly Roll Morton, Benny Carter, Lionel Hampton, Cab Calloway, Coleman Hawkins, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holliday, Louie Armstrong, Jonah Jones, Jack Teagarden, and Earl Hines. Yes, he was that good! Today I found a few pieces for your enjoyment.