Jim Cullum Happy Jazz Band - The Music Of Jelly Roll Morton (CD)
Release Date: 07/08/16
Here's a recital of tunes associated with the pianist-bandleader Ferd 'Jelly Roll' Morton. The program opens with a number composed by a pianist other than Morton, the white Mel Stitzel, who died in 1953. A veteran of the famed New Orleans Rhythm Kings, German-born Stitzel worked a lot around Chicago with Louis Panico, Benny Goodman and Muggsy Spanier, among many others.
|Label: Inner City Records|
|Run Time: 36 mins|