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  • Patrice Champarou
    ... From: Mike Meddings To: Patrice Champarou Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 6:57 PM
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      ----- 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
      > INVENTED
      > JAZZ IS NOT PERMITTED TO PLAY IT --- JELLY ROLL MORTON BARRED BY UNION"
      > from
      > The Philadelphia Afro-American, dated 11th April 1936. This rare
      > article,
      > 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
      > OF
      > THE PIANO" from Down Beat, dated January 1938. Another terrific article
      > by
      > 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
      > J.
      > 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:
      >
      > http://www.doctorjazz.freeserve.co.uk/index.html
      >
      > Hope you enjoy. Best wishes.
      >
      > Mike
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