Jelly Roll Morton

1923-1924 [Milestone]

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Here are all of Jelly Roll's classic Gennett piano solos, including the only known alternate take of "New Orleans Joys," presented in the sequence in which they were recorded. The No Noise system used to clean these old 78s up does a decent enough job, considering when these sides were cut and their rarity. Also on tap are four more solo piano sides cut in Chicago in 1924, four band sides with various personnel, topped off with two piano/cornet duets with King Oliver. A large chunk of this man's genius in one very digestible package.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 2:38 Amazon
2 2:46 Amazon
3 2:49 Amazon
4 2:36 Amazon
5 2:57 Amazon
6 3:25 Amazon
7 3:14 Amazon
8 2:51 Amazon
9 2:52 Amazon
10 2:54 Amazon
11 3:05 Amazon
12 2:54 Amazon
13 2:56 Amazon
14 3:02 Amazon
15 2:51 Amazon
16 2:43 Amazon
17 2:49 Amazon
18 3:00 Amazon
19 2:29 Amazon
20 2:39 Amazon
21 2:45 Amazon
22 2:55 Amazon
23 2:49 Amazon
24 2:47 Amazon
25 2:35 Amazon
26 2:51 Amazon
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