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The Piano Rolls

Jelly Roll Morton

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Piano rolls generally sound rather wooden, with square rhythms and a honky tonk feel; the displays of virtuosity are sometimes are impossible for one pianist to perform due to excessive hole punching. Jelly Roll Morton's 11 piano rolls of 1924 (which had previously been put out on LP by Biograph and Everest) often had more life than others of the period, but still sounded a bit mechanical. Using modern techniques during 1996-1997 (including the Yamaha Disklavier), producer Artis Wodehouse was able to make Morton's piano rolls sound much more alive than they had previously for this CD. The interpretations almost pass for '20s piano recordings, and Morton's feel comes across better than in previous versions of the rolls. Of the 11 selections, it is possible that "Sweet Man" was not performed by Morton (although his name was on the original), for the style sounds a bit different. But the other numbers (highlighted by "Shreveport Stomps," "Grandpa's Spells," "King Porter Stomp" and "Mr. Jelly Lord") definitely bring back the spirit of Jelly Roll Morton.
© Scott Yanow /TiVo

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1
Midnight Mama
00:03:16

Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, Composer - MORTON, Composer - Jelly Roll Morton, MainArtist - Paul Zinman, Engineer - Max Wilcox, Producer

© 1997 Nonesuch Records ℗ 1997 Nonesuch Records

2
Shreveport Stomp
00:04:02

Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, Composer - MORTON, Composer - Jelly Roll Morton, MainArtist - Paul Zinman, Engineer - Max Wilcox, Producer

© 1997 Nonesuch Records ℗ 1997 Nonesuch Records

3
Stratford Hunch
00:04:14

Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, Composer - Jelly Roll Morton, MainArtist - Paul Zinman, Engineer - Max Wilcox, Producer

© 1997 Nonesuch Records ℗ 1997 Nonesuch Records

4
Dead Man Blues
00:04:49

Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, Composer - Anita Gonzales, Composer - Jelly Roll Morton, MainArtist - Paul Zinman, Engineer - Max Wilcox, Producer

© 1997 Nonesuch Records ℗ 1997 Nonesuch Records

5
Grandpa's Spells
00:03:12

Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, Composer - MORTON, Composer - Jelly Roll Morton, MainArtist - Paul Zinman, Engineer - Max Wilcox, Producer

© 1997 Nonesuch Records ℗ 1997 Nonesuch Records

6
Tin Roof Blues
00:03:28

Jelly Roll Morton, MainArtist - Paul Zinman, Engineer - Max Wilcox, Producer - Walter Melrose and the New Orleans Rhythm Kings, Composer

© 1997 Nonesuch Records ℗ 1997 Nonesuch Records

7
London Blues
00:03:17

Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, Composer - MORTON, Composer - Jelly Roll Morton, MainArtist - Paul Zinman, Engineer - Max Wilcox, Producer

© 1997 Nonesuch Records ℗ 1997 Nonesuch Records

8
King Porter Stomp
00:02:38

Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, Composer - MORTON, Composer - Jelly Roll Morton, MainArtist - Paul Zinman, Engineer - Max Wilcox, Producer

© 1997 Nonesuch Records ℗ 1997 Nonesuch Records

9
Sweet Man
00:03:26

Jelly Roll Morton, MainArtist - Roy Turk, Composer - Maceo Pinkard, Composer - Paul Zinman, Engineer - Max Wilcox, Producer

© 1997 Nonesuch Records ℗ 1997 Nonesuch Records

10
Original Jelly Roll Blues
00:03:42

Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, Composer - Jelly Roll Morton, MainArtist - Paul Zinman, Engineer - Max Wilcox, Producer

© 1997 Nonesuch Records ℗ 1997 Nonesuch Records

11
Mr. Jelly-Lord
00:04:16

Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, Composer - Jelly Roll Morton, MainArtist - Paul Zinman, Engineer - Max Wilcox, Producer

© 1997 Nonesuch Records ℗ 1997 Nonesuch Records

12
Tom Cat Blues
00:02:57

Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, Composer - MORTON, Composer - Jelly Roll Morton, MainArtist - Paul Zinman, Engineer - Max Wilcox, Producer

© 1997 Nonesuch Records ℗ 1997 Nonesuch Records

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Piano rolls generally sound rather wooden, with square rhythms and a honky tonk feel; the displays of virtuosity are sometimes are impossible for one pianist to perform due to excessive hole punching. Jelly Roll Morton's 11 piano rolls of 1924 (which had previously been put out on LP by Biograph and Everest) often had more life than others of the period, but still sounded a bit mechanical. Using modern techniques during 1996-1997 (including the Yamaha Disklavier), producer Artis Wodehouse was able to make Morton's piano rolls sound much more alive than they had previously for this CD. The interpretations almost pass for '20s piano recordings, and Morton's feel comes across better than in previous versions of the rolls. Of the 11 selections, it is possible that "Sweet Man" was not performed by Morton (although his name was on the original), for the style sounds a bit different. But the other numbers (highlighted by "Shreveport Stomps," "Grandpa's Spells," "King Porter Stomp" and "Mr. Jelly Lord") definitely bring back the spirit of Jelly Roll Morton.
© Scott Yanow /TiVo

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