[Dixielandjazz] Doctor Jazz - Jelly Roll Morton.

Charlie Hooks charliehooks@earthlink.net
Mon, 30 Sep 2002 08:38:45 -0500

on 9/27/02 11:34 AM, briantowers at briantowers@msn.com wrote:

> when his great-grandmother eventually found out he
> was playing jazz piano she said to him  "A musician is nothing but a bum and
> a scalawag.  I don't want you around your sisters.  I reckon you better
> move"

Jelly Roll's great-grandmother was a truly perceptive lady, ahead of her
time, an insightful person with a firm grasp on reality.