Ferdinand ‘Jelly Roll’ Morton In Harlem, New York 1928 – 1935

jelly-roll-mortin-harlem1Ferdinand ‘Jelly Roll’ Morton at home in Harlem, on the corner of some Street and some Avenue in Harlem. Morton was American ragtime royalty, “considered best regarded pianists in the Storyville District,” he was an early jazz pianist, bandleader and composer who was born Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe, started his career and Jazz in 1902 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Continue Reading →

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A Tribe Called Quest Honored At ASCAP, Revolt R&B Awards

diddy revoltThe American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 29th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Continue Reading →

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