Fw: Jelly Roll Morton and J. Lawrence Cook updates
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Meddings" <morton@...>
To: "Patrice Champarou" <patrice.champarou@...>
Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 6:57 PM
Subject: Jelly Roll Morton and J. Lawrence Cook updates
> Hello Patrice,
> The website has been updated with the following 5 items :
> Prof. Lawrence Gushee sends an article titled : "THE MAN WHO REALLY
> JAZZ IS NOT PERMITTED TO PLAY IT --- JELLY ROLL MORTON BARRED BY UNION"
> The Philadelphia Afro-American, dated 11th April 1936. This rare
> by William Young is accompanied by a footnote by Larry Gushee, which draws
> attention to its importance.
> Millie Gaddini sends an article titled "JELLY-ROLL MORTON --- GRANDPAPPY
> THE PIANO" from Down Beat, dated January 1938. Another terrific article
> Marshall Stearns. Mention of Earl Hines, Joe Oliver, Ben Borders et al.
> Millie Gaddini sends an article titled : "THE HISTORY OF SWING MUSIC --- A
> GANG OF TODAY'S BIGSHOTS RECORDED WITH MORTON" from Down Beat, dated March
> 1938. This is another terrific article by Marshall Stearns, and it
> provides some information on Jelly Roll that will be of great interest to
> his fans.
> Mark Mitchell sends a rare article titled "GEORGE WASHINGTON SMITH ROCKS
> CRADLE OF JAZZ --- THREE YEARS OLDER THAN JELLY-ROLL HE CARVED REGULATION
> CATS IN TEXAS" from Down Beat, dated April 1938.
> Peter Hanley and Millie Gaddini send the WW1 DRAFT REGISTRATION CARD for
> Lawrence Cook who registered in Chicago on 12th September 1918. Fans may
> be amazed at his occupation at the time --- a CANDY MAKER.
> All the above articles can be accessed from the UPDATED BOX at:
> Hope you enjoy. Best wishes.