Jelly Roll Morton

Jelly Roll Morton, born Ferdinand Jospeh Lamothe, was a pianist and a songwriter who was one of the first major influences on jazz music in the 1920’s.  /*! elementor – v3.6.2 – 04-04-2022 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} Ferdinand was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, where is said to be the birthplace of jazz, […]