Tom Morgan’s Jazz Roots #39

Tom Morgan’s Jazz Roots #39

Tom Morgan's Jazz Roots
WWOZ-FM, New Orleans -
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 [JR-071219-1]
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 #39

[01] Theme: Duke Ellington: Double Check Stomp with Tom Morgan Intro
[02] Benny Carter with Spike Hughes Orchestra: Nocturne
[03] Benny Carter with Spike Hughes Orchestra: Somebody Stole Gabriel’s Horn
[04] Benny Carter with Spike Hughes Orchestra: Pastorale
[05] Benny Carter with Spike Hughes Orchestra: Bugle Call Rag
[06] Tom Morgan Comments
[07] Benny Carter with Spike Hughes Orchestra: Arabesque
[08] Benny Carter with Spike Hughes Orchestra: Fanfare
[09] Tom Morgan Comments
[10] Hokum Boys: The Hokum Blues
[11] Hokum Boys: The Gambler’s Blues
[12] Hokum Boys: Ain’t Goin’ That Way
[13] Hokum Boys: It’s All Gone Now
[14] Tom Morgan Comments
[15] Hokum Boys: Lemme Have It
[16] Hokum Boys: Sellin’ That Stuff
[17] Hokum Boys: We Don’t Sell It Here No More
[18] Hokum Boys: You Can’t Get Enough of That Stuff
[19] Tom Morgan Comments
[20] Juanita Hall: After You’ve Gone
[21] Juanita Hall: Nobody Wants You When You’re Down and Out

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

© 2008 Tom Morgan, Used with permission.

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