PLATINA MUZICALA: Jelly Roll Morton, "Hesitation Blues"

Ferdinand „Jelly Roll” Morton (1880s – July 10, 1941) was an American ragtime and early jazz pianist, bandleader and composer. Widely recognized as a pivotal figure in early jazz, Morton claimed, in self-promotional hyperbole, to have invented jazz outright in 1902. Morton was the first serious composer of jazz, naming and popularizing the „Spanish tinge” …