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Unformatted text preview: Played soprano sax and clarinet Dixieland ABAC style Jelly Roll Morton 1885-1941 Classical Training pianist Played in brothels as a teen Blended ragtime, blues, and minstrel music First Jazz musician to put his compositions on paper Wrote the head, chord changes Greatest self promoter Claimed to have invented jazz Pool hustler, bellhop, organized crime, promoted boxing, pimp, card hustler Led The Red Hot Peppers Made 57 recordings in four years Black Bottom Stomp 1926 1938 - Maple Leaf Rag Cover of Scott Joplin recording 1927- Wolverine Blues 1924 - Red Onion Jazz Babies: "Cake Walking Babies from Home" 1954- When the Saints Go Marching In Louis Armstrong...
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