[Dixielandjazz] Inventing Jazz

Edgerton, Paul A paul.edgerton at eds.com
Fri Jan 21 18:11:29 PST 2005

It is common knowledge that Jelly Roll Morton invented jazz. He said so many

(excuse me a second)

Ahem, it seems that W. C. Handy has also claimed that distinction for

We may never know who invented jazz.  Is that a problem?

-- Paul Edgerton, who invented nothing (or was that the Hindus?)

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