Jelly Roll Morton Net Worth

Jelly Roll Morton was born on October 20, 1890 in New Orleans, LA. First great jazz composer whose "Jelly Roll Blues" became the first jazz composition to be published. He was also jazz's first arranger.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day October 20, 1890
Birth Place New Orleans, LA
Age 129 YEARS OLD
Died On Jul 10, 1941 (age 50)
Birth Sign Libra

💰 Net worth: $1 Million

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About

First great jazz Composer whose "Jelly Roll Blues" became the first jazz composition to be published. He was also jazz's first arranger.

Before Fame

He was heavily influenced by Tony Jackson. He began touring the American South in minstrel shows in 1904.

Trivia

He became known for writing "Wolverine Blues," "Black Bottom Stomp," and "I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say," as well as pioneering the Spanish tinge.

Family Life

He was born to F.P. Lamothe and Louise Monette. His parents were never married and instead had a common-law marriage. He convinced his religious mother that he was a night watchman at a barrel factory when he was really playing piano at a brothel. He married Mabel Bertrand in 1928.

Associated With

He recorded alongside clarinetist Artie Shaw.