Mister Jelly Roll, Mister Lomax, and the Invention of Jazz

An evening celebrating the music of Jelly Roll Morton and the 1938 Library of Congress interviews by Alan Lomax with a talk by John Szwed and a brilliant performance by Dave Burrell on piano. Room 301, Philosophy Hall, Columbia University. Presented by the Center for Jazz Studies, Columbia University. A party for the release of the CD box set, Jelly Roll Morton: The Complete Library of Congress Recordings by Alan Lomax, will be held at the West End Bar afterwards.

Originally posted: September 28, 2005