Jelly Roll Morton

Jelly Roll Morton Biography

American pianist, bandleader and composer, often considered as the first true composer of jazz music.

Born 20/09/1885 or 20/10/1890 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Died 10/07/1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 (Early Influence).

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