Tom Morgan’s Jazz Roots #37

Tom Morgan’s Jazz Roots #37

Tom Morgan's Jazz Roots
WWOZ-FM, New Orleans -
Wednesday, December 12, 2007 [JR-071212-1]
Classics from the First 40 Years of Jazz Recording

Tom Morgan is a writer, radio producer and webmaster living in New Orleans.

His first book, “From Cakewalks to Concert Halls: An Illustrated History of African American Popular Music: From 1895 to 1930,” published by Elliott and Clark, was awarded second place in the Ralph Gleason Music Book Awards for the best music books published in 1992.

He has lectured at numerous colleges and schools about jazz and blues and owns an extensive collection of early African American written sheet music. In 1996, he was an Associate Editor and major contributor for the African American Culture Volume of the “Dictionary of Twentieth Century Culture,” published by Manly, Inc. For this project, he was in charge of all the musical entries.

Tom’s award winning early jazz web site, Jazz Roots, is available at jass.com.

Playlist #37

[01] Opening Theme: Duke Ellington: Double Check Stomp with Tom Morgan Intro
[02] Quintet of the Hot Club of France: I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
[03] Quintet of the Hot Club of France: Oriental Shuffle
[04] Tom Morgan Comments & Conversation with Francois Debruse, President of the Hot Club of Paris
[05] Quintet of the Hot Club of France:
[06] Quintet of the Hot Club of France:
[07] Quintet of the Hot Club of France:
[08] Tom Morgan Comments
[09] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Rippling Waters
[10] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Comments & Don’t You Hit That Lady Dressed in Green
[11] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Comments & Maple Leaf Rag
[12] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Comments & Don’t You Dare to Strike Me Again, Mademoiselle
[13] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Comments & That’s Why They Call Me Shine
[14] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Comments & The Cutout (Tenths)
[15] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Comments & Darktown Strutters Ball
[16] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Comments & Darktown Strutters Ball (Abba Labba version)
[17] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Comments & Pork & Beans
[18] Tom Morgan Comments
[19] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Comments & Chevy Chase
[20] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Comments & Oh You Devil
[21] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Comments & Pola Negri Movie Theme
[22] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Comments & When I Walk, I Always Walk with Billy
[23] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Comments & I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say
[24] Willie “The Lion” Smith: Comments & Passionette
[25] Tom Morgan Closing Comments
[26] Duke Ellington Orchestra: Jack the Bear

Hosted by Tom Morgan for WWOZ-FM, New Orleans
Produced, engineered & recorded by Tom Morgan
Editing & post-production by John Sinclair
Mastered & posted by Larry Hayden for Radio Free Amsterdam
Annotated by John Sinclair

© 2008 Tom Morgan, Used with permission.

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