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Jelly Roll Morton
charcoal drawing, c. 1951

The above charcoal drawing first appeared in The Melody Maker and Rhythm dated 1st December 1951, Vol. 27, No. 950, page 9. [18]

The drawing, by an unknown artist, accompanied a record review by Sinclair Traill of Kansas City Stomps, Shoe Shiner’s Drag, Mr. Jelly Lord, Steady Roll, Wolverine Blues (Joys) and King Porter (A Stomp).

courtesy of Neil Aldridge

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