[Dixielandjazz] Jelly Roll and Frank Melrose updates

Mike Meddings mike_meddings at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 20 21:57:29 PDT 2009

Hello all,

The Jelly Roll Morton and Frank Melrose website has been updated with 5
terrific articles of great interest and historical value.

Brian Goggin has updated his essay on the St. Louis ragtime pianist Walter
S. Farrington. Much new information here, especially about Farrington's
move to California and the exact date of his death.

Prof. Albert Haim sends a terrific pictorial advert for Jelly Roll Morton at the Plaza Theatre, Iowa from the Waterloo Evening Courier, dated 27th August

Brian Goggin sends a small pictorial advert for Jelly Roll Morton at the
Gallatin Gardens, Uniontown from The Morning Herald, dated 11th April 1929.

Brian Goggin sends an article for a previously unknown Frank Melrose
engagement in Hammond, Indiana from The Hammond Times, dated 10th March

Brian Goggin sends an article about "Jazz on the Hudson" from the San
Antonio Express, dated 9th June 1947.

To view all the above, please click on the URL below. Hope you enjoy.


Musically yours.




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