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Jazz Motivations

The Original Jelly Roll Blues

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". This book talks about his life and work, with a series of critical, biographically-based primers about the leading musicians and songwriters in Jazz.
ISBN: 9781844513949
90,000 words - 16 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
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