Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe, known professionally as Jelly Roll Morton, was an American ragtime and early jazz pianist, bandleader and composer who started his career in New Orleans, Louisiana.
|Get up from that piano. You hurtin' its feelings.|
|I have been robbed of three million dollars all told. Everyone today is playing my stuff and I don't even get credit. Kansas City style, Chicago style, New Orleans style hell, they're all Jelly Roll style.|
|Jazz music is to be played sweet, soft, plenty rhythm.||Music, Chants & Rapps|