Jelly Roll Morton – Finger Buster. Uploaded by Dijnr Van. Copyright: Attribution Non-Commercial (BY-NC). Download as PDF or read online from Scribd. Flag for . Jelly Roll Morton was the first great composer and piano player of Jazz. (Jelly Roll Morton), , New York, New York, General Finger Buster (Jelly. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Shellac release of Finger Buster / Creepy Feeling on Discogs.

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The Finger Breaker

This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. InMorton’s year-old composition ” King Porter Stomp “, as arranged by Fletcher Hendersonbecame Benny Goodman ‘s first hit and a swing standard, but Morton received no royalties from its recordings. View Fungerbuster Product Type: At the age of 12, he had depression; he suffered for a month before getting help.

Stratford Hunch Jelly Roll Morton. Finger Buster vs The Blues untitled blues song Jelly Roll Mortoh. He said in an interview that Buddy Bolden played ragtime but not jazz, a view not accepted by Bolden’s other New Orleans contemporaries.

His father left his mother when Morton was three they mirton never married and when his mother married William Mouton inFerdinand adopted his stepfather’s surname: As a teenager Jelly Roll Morton worked in the whorehouses of Storyville as a piano player. He blamed his declining health on a voodoo spell.


He fell upon hard times jely and even lost the diamond he had in his front tooth, but ended up playing piano in a dive bar in Washington D. Did you find this review helpful? By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Mule Walk & Jazz Talk: Jelly Roll Morton & The Lion: Finger Buster vs The Finger Breaker

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This gave him a chance to bring a well-rehearsed band to play his arrangements in Victor’s Chicago recording studios. African American portal Jazz portal Music portal. Cleared up a lot of things for me. Jelly Lord Jelly Roll Morton. Morton’s piano style was formed from early secondary ragtime and “shout”, which also evolved separately into the New York school of stride piano. Morton’s right hand riffs are not characteristic stride figures and the left hand bass notes are an octave higher than you would expect from a fully fledged stride player.

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Retrieved March 8, Cyr and Baby Dodds. Fkngerbuster Water Blues Clarence Williams. Despite the low fidelity of these noncommercial recordings, their musical and historical importance has attracted numerous jazz fans, and they have helped to ensure Morton’s place in jazz history.

Jelly Roll Morton

King Porter Jelly Roll Morton. His piano solos and trio recordings are well regarded, but his band recordings suffer in comparison with the Chicago sides, for which Morton could draw on many great New Orleans musicians as sidemen.

Pep Jelly Roll Morton. Lomax also conducted longer interviews during which he took notes but did not record. When my grandmother found out that Finverbuster was playing jazz in one of the sporting houses in the District, she told me that I had disgraced the family and forbade me to live at the house.

Ferdinand “Jelly Roll” Morton: In these interviews, Morton claimed to have been born in The Arrangement Details Tab gives you detailed information about this particular arrangement of Finger Buster – not necessarily the song.