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Author Reich, Howard.
Title Jelly's blues : the life, music, and redemption of Jelly Roll Morton / Howard Reich and William Gaines.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo, [2003]

Series African American music reference.
Subject Morton, Jelly Roll, 1890-1941.
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.
African American jazz musicians -- Biography.
Alt Name Gaines, William, 1933-2016.
Add Title Life, music, and redemption of Jelly Roll Morton
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 288 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
"Annotated discography": pages 267-270.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-262) and index.
Summary Shares the virtually uncelebrated life of jazz composer Jelly Roll Morton, from his introduction into music, to his sharp decline in popularity, to the revival of his music following the discovery of his archive in 1992.
Contents Preface -- The district -- Inventing Jelly Roll -- The proselytizer -- Chicago hustle -- Thirty-fifth and Calumet -- Free fall -- Laughingstock -- A battle royal -- Flee as a bird to the mountain -- The afterglow -- Epilogue -- Notes on sources -- Appendix A. Compositions written by Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton -- Appendix B. Annotated discography : Morton plays Morton -- Appendix C. Notes on Morton's elusive birth date -- Index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780786741762 (electronic bk.)
0786741767 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 823170675
Additional Format Print version: Reich, Howard. Jelly's blues. Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo, ©2003 0306812096 (DLC) 2004298215 (OCoLC)52279630