The self-styled 'Originator of Jazz', Ferdinand 'Jelly Roll' Morton was a virtuoso pianist, composer and band leader. His many songs include "Wolverine Blues", "Shake It" and "King Porter Stomp". Now learn more about his life and work, and his true legacy, with the latest from a series of critical, biographically-based primers about the leading musicians and songwriters in Jazz. This work is a must for any Jelly Roll or Jazz enthusiast.
Author William J. Schafer
Preface by Howard Mandel
Paperback / softback: 90,000 words, 256 pages, 16 illustrations
Series: Jazz Motivations
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm