"Jelly Roll" Morton, American Composer

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe
  • Known as: "Jelly Roll" Morton
  • Birth: October 20, 1890, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Death: July 10, 1941, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Language: English
  • Who he was: American composer of "Jelly Roll Blues"; "King Porter Stomp"; "Wolverine Blues"; "Black Bottom Stomp"; "I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say"

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