Jelly Roll Morton

Jelly Roll Morton (3rd from left)

Jelly Roll Morton (3rd from left), 1890-1941

The Recordings

Mama's Got A Baby

 record label Group: The Morton Seven
Label: General Matrix Number: General (1710)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: 1940
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These recordings on the “General” label during December, 1939 and January, 1940 were the last recordings that Jelly Roll Morton made.

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My Home Is In A Southern Town

 record label Group: The Morton Seven
Label: General Matrix Number: General (1710)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: 1939
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Doctor Jazz Stomp

Doctor Jazz Stomp record label Group: Jelly Roll Morton
Label: Victor Matrix Number: Victor (20415)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: December 16, 1926
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This is one of Morton’s 1920s recordings for Victor, which are regarded as classics of 1920s jazz. The Red Hot Peppers featured Kid Ory, Omer Simeon, George Mitchell, Johnny St. Cyr, Barney Bigard, Johnny Dodds, Baby Dodds, and Andrew Hilaire. See Wikipedia for more information.

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