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Morton, Jelly Roll

Line breaks: Jelly Roll Mor¦ton
Pronunciation: /ˈmɔːt(ə)n
 
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Definition of Morton, Jelly Roll in English:

( 1885–1941), American jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader; born Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton. He was one of the principal links between ragtime and New Orleans jazz.

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