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Jelly Roll Morton

Induction category: Early Influence

Biography

Inductee: Jell Roll Morton (piano, vocals; born 10/20/1890, died 7/10/41) Jelly Roll Morton is a seminal figure in the birth and development of jazz in the early decades of this century. A multi-talented pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader, he has ...

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