[Dixielandjazz] Website update - 7 items of historical interest

Mike Meddings mike at doctorjazz.freeserve.co.uk
Wed Nov 7 20:25:44 PST 2007

Hello all,

The website has been updated with the following items of great historical 

Peter Hanley sends the following 4 essays on Jelly Roll Morton's close 
relatives, as detailed below:

Isidore Joseph Lamothe.   (Jelly Roll Morton's step brother).   This 
accompanies Lamothe's WWI Draft Registration Card.

Arthur Joseph Monette   (half-brother of Louise Monette, Jelly Roll's 
mother).   This accompanies Monette's WWI Draft Registration Card.

Seymour J. Monette.   (son of Julien Monette, Jelly Roll's maternal 
grandfather).   This accompanies Monette's WWI Draft Registration Card.

John Henry Pratts   (married Louise Monette's first cousin, Charlesia 
Péché).   This accompanies Pratts WWI Draft Registration Card.

Brian Goggin sends an essay on Gabriel Heatter (the famous broadcaster). 
This accompanies Heatter's WWI Draft Registration Card.

Millie Gaddini sends an essay on Zack Williams.   (mentioned by Jelly in 
Mister Jelly Roll and on the LoC recordings.   This accompanies Williams WWI 
Draft Registration Card.

Prof. Brian Dolan and Prof. Alan Wallace send a superb J. Lawrence Cook 
article from the The International Musician, dated September 1942.

The above items can be accessed from the grey UPDATED BOX at:


Coming soon --- essays by top-class researchers, accompanied by WWI draft 
cards of William Hurley Diemer, Andrew Hilaire, Buddie Petit (Joseph 
Crawford), Johnny Dunn, Paul J. Wyer (Pensacola Kid), Ezra C. A. Wickemeyer 
and many others.

Musically yours



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