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Jelly Roll Morton

Jelly Roll MortonAKA Ferdinand Joseph Lamothe

Born: 20-Oct-1890
Birthplace: New Orleans, LA
Died: 10-Jul-1941
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Jazz Musician, Pianist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Jazz composer, pianist

Father: Mouton (stepfather)
Girlfriend: Anita Gonzales

    Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1982
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 (early influence)

Is the subject of books:
Mister Jelly Roll, 1950, BY: Alan Lomax
Oh Mister Jelly! A Jelly Roll Morton Scrapbook, 1999, BY: William Russell
Dead Man Blues: Jelly Roll Morton Way Out West, 2001, BY: Phil Pastras

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