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Morton, Jelly Roll Syllabification: Mor·ton, Jelly Roll
Pronunciation: /ˈmôrtn/

Definition of Morton, Jelly Roll in English:

(1885–1941), US jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader; born Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton. He was one of the principal links between ragtime and New Orleans jazz. He formed his band, the Red Hot Peppers, in 1926.
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