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JELLY ROLL MORTON

Sheet Music Cover of Jelly Roll Blues Sheet Music Cover of Tia Juana - courtesy of Hope Conley Lang Handbill for one-night appearance of 'Jelly Roll' Morton and his Red Hot Peppers at the Royal Palais Ballroom, Galena, Illinois, on Tuesday, 30th August 1927 Caricature of Jelly Roll Morton by Oscar Zarate - courtesy of Millie Gaddini and Neil Aldridge Advert for the Alhambra Theater, Milwaukee 21st August 1927 - courtesy of Prof. Alan Wallace Jelly Roll Morton's Death Certificate - courtesy of Tracy Doyle Circle 78 r.p.m. record jm-90 - THE WININ' BOY II
Letter from Cincinnati Historical Society - Ref. Vocalstyle Vocalstyle Catalog 1926 Cover - courtesy of Ed Sprankle Vocalstyle Catalog 1926 - Page 81 - courtesy of Ed Sprankle Vocalstyle Catalog 1926 - Page 82 - courtesy of Ed Sprankle U.S. Grant Hotel Letterhead - courtesy of Millie Gaddini and Prof. James Dapogny Advert for London Blues from Rialto Music Store Advert for Grand Movie Ball at The Colonnade - 21st September 1938
1947 Circle Records order form for the limited edition Jelly Roll Morton Library of Congress records 1947 Circle Records order form for the limited edition Jelly Roll Morton Library of Congress records Matchbook from The Webster Hotel, Chicago, Illinois Sheet Music Cover of Why? Sheet Music Cover of Big Fat Ham Blue Book - courtesy of Irwin Schwartz Tom Anderson's Cover - courtesy of Irwin Schwartz

J. LAWRENCE COOK

Envelope in J. Lawrence Cook's handwriting to one of his customers, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen J. Lawrence Cook - Perforated Music Roll Specialist - Front of Rate Card, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen J. Lawrence Cook - Perforated Music Roll Specialist - Back of Rate Card, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen Order Form for 65-note Nickelodeon Rolls, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen Cover of Bulletin of Rolls for Standard 65-note Rewind Electric Pianos, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen
Page 2 of Bulletin of Rolls for Standard 65-note Rewind Electric Pianos, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen Page 3 of Bulletin of Rolls for Standard 65-note Rewind Electric Pianos, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen Page 4 of Bulletin of Rolls for Standard 65-note Rewind Electric Pianos, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen Page 5 of Bulletin of Rolls for Standard 65-note Rewind Electric Pianos, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen Page 6 of Bulletin of Rolls for Standard 65-note Rewind Electric Pianos, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen Page 7 of Bulletin of Rolls for Standard 65-note Rewind Electric Pianos, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen Page 8 of Bulletin of Rolls for Standard 65-note Rewind Electric Pianos, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen
Page 9 of Bulletin of Rolls for Standard 65-note Rewind Electric Pianos, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen Page 10 of Bulletin of Rolls for Standard 65-note Rewind Electric Pianos, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen Page 11 of Bulletin of Rolls for Standard 65-note Rewind Electric Pianos, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen Page 12 of Bulletin of Rolls for Standard 65-note Rewind Electric Pianos, c. 1958 - courtesy of Ken Vinen George M! Music Cover - courtesy of Alan Wallace J. Lawrence Cook - Piano Handbook - courtesy of Bob Pinsker
1st Personal Letter From J. Lawrence Cook To Mike Meddings 2nd Personal Letter (Page 1) From J. Lawrence Cook To Mike Meddings 2nd Personal Letter (Page 2) From J. Lawrence Cook To Mike Meddings 3rd Personal Letter From J. Lawrence Cook To Mike Meddings 4th Personal Letter (Page 1) From J. Lawrence Cook To Mike Meddings 4th Personal Letter (Page 2) From J. Lawrence Cook To Mike Meddings 5th Personal Letter From J. Lawrence Cook To Mike Meddings
Music Cover - courtesy of Jean Lawrence Cook M.D. Music Cover - courtesy of Steve Sienkiewicz and Bob Pinsker Music Cover - courtesy of Steve Sienkiewicz and Bob Pinsker LP Record Sleeve - courtesy of Alan Wallace LP Record Sleeve - courtesy of Alan Wallace

FRANK MELROSE

Lead Sheet for Fourty & Tight - courtesy of Ida Shoufler Melrose Lead Sheet for Jelly Roll Stomp - courtesy of Ida Shoufler Melrose

MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS

Letter from Ramsi P. Tick QRS To Mike Meddings Personal Letter from Eubie Blake to Mike Meddings Letter from Beatrice Martin Advert for Beckwith Player Piano from Sears, Roebuck and Co. catalog - courtesy of Prof. Alan Wallace Q.R.S. Christmas Roll Catalog c. 1920 - courtesy of Prof. Alan Wallace

MIKE’S CONCERT PROGRAMMES

Centre for the Arts 1976 concert programme Centre for the Arts 1980 concert programme Centre for the Arts 1981 concert programme Centre for the Arts 1982 concert flyer Centre for the Arts 1982 concert programme Centre for the Arts 1983 concert programme Library Theatre Solihull 1984 concert programme
Library Theatre Solihull 1985 concert programme Stratford-upon-Avon Festival 1986 concert flyer Library Theatre Solihull 1986 concert programme Stratford-upon-Avon Festival 1987 concert flyer Stratford-upon-Avon Festival 1987 concert programme Library Theatre Solihull 1987 concert programme

RECOMMENDED READING

Mister Jelly Roll - The Fortunes of Jelly Roll Morton, New Orleans Creole and 'Inventor of Jazz' by Alan Lomax Dead Man Blues - Jelly Roll Morton Way Out West by Phil Pastras Jelly Roll, Bix, and Hoagy - Gennett Studios and the Birth of Recorded Jazz by Rick Kennedy Pioneers of Jazz - The Story of the Creole Band by Lawrence Gushee Classic Jazz - A Personal View of the Music and the Musicians by Floyd Levin King of Ragtime - Scott Joplin and His Era by Edward A. Berlin Jazz on the River by William Howland Kenney
Who's Who Of Jazz by John Chilton Early Jazz - Its Roots and Musical Development by Gunther Schuller Bix - The Definitive Biography of a Jazz Legend by Jean Pierre Lion Father of the Blues - An Autobiography by W.C. Handy Benny Goodman - The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert by Jon Hancock New Orleans Trumpet in Chicago by Christopher Hillman and Roy Middleton with Clive Wilson Chicago Swingers by Christopher Hillman and Roy Middleton with Michael Chaigne
Paramount Serenaders - Chicago 1923-1932 - A Discography by Christopher Hillman and Roy Middleton with Richard Rains That's Got 'Em! : The Life and Music of Wilbur C. Sweatman by Mark Berresford Listening for Henry Crowder by Anthony Barnett Ferdinand Jelly Roll Morton - The Collected Piano Music by James Dapogny

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