Jelly Roll Morton - drawing, c. 1954 by Diz Dizley

Jelly Roll Morton
drawing, c. 1954

The above drawing first appeared in Jazz Journal, dated July 1954 Vol. 7, No. 7, page 26. [20]

The drawing, by guitarist and illustrator Diz Disley, accompanied an article by Derrick Stewart-Baxter about Jelly Roll’s General recordings.

Mamie’s Blues, Original Rags, The Naked Dance, Michigan Water Blues, The Crave, Buddy Bolden’s Blues, Mister Joe, Winin’ Boy Blues, King Porter Stomp, and Don’t You Leave Me Here were issued on Vogue 10-inch LP LDE 080 in 1954.

courtesy of Millie Gaddini

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