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  • Jelly Roll Morton in Washington


  • John Szwed and Stephen Winick discuss Jelly Roll Morton and his work in Washington, D.C., including new information about Morton found at the Library of Congress.

Event Date

  • October 25, 2017


  • -  Stephen Winick is a folklorist and writer-editor at the American Folklife Center in the Library of Congress.
  • -  John Szwed is the John M. Musser Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, African American Studies and Film Studies at Yale University and an adjunct senior research scholar in the Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University. He served as 2016-2017 Library of Congress Jazz Scholar.

Running Time

  • 1 hours 22 minutes 38 seconds

Online Format

  • video
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  • online text

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