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GanJam

By Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton

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GanJam composed by Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton. Edited by James Dapogny. Jazz Ensembles. For 2 Alto Saxophones, 2 Tenor Saxophones, 3 Trumpets, 2 Trombones, Piano, Guitar, Doublebass, Drum. Modern, Jazz. Full score. 27 pages. Duration circa 4-7 minutes. Published by Edition Peters (PE.P68279).

ISBN 979-0-3007-5735-3. Modern, Jazz.

As an editor, Dapogny shows his customary sound musical scholarship and deep knowledge of Morton's style....The publishers are to be congratulated for bringing this fascinating work into the public domain, which throws a totally new light on 'Mister Jelly Lord.' Who knows what he would have achieved had he lived beyond his alleged 51 years?--Martin Litton, for JUST JAZZ (Feb 2011)

Full Score. For the set of parts, please see EP68279A). "At the end of 1938, Jelly Roll Morton (1890- 1941) returned to New York from his years in Washington, D.C. Recent publicity had made a comeback seem possible, and he hoped to recapture the prominent place in the jazz world that he had held in the 1920s. Still well known, though mainly as a New Orleans music pioneer, he understood that in order to be taken seriously as a contemporary artist, he needed to form a big band like those of his competition, such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, and Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey. In the 1920s Morton's recordings and tours featured a ten-piece band following the first-generation big-band format. But in the late 1930s, larger groups were popular, so Morton assembled a conventional '30s band consisting of four saxophones, six brass, and four rhythm. The band was to open at the Golden Gate Ballroom in Harlem on April 17th, 1939, but on opening night Morton collapsed before going onstage. During his recuperation from the asthma and heart problems that dogged him, the band broke up, never to reassemble. Only six items written for that band's instrumentation are known to exist: Morton's arrangements of his own compositions -- Finger Breaker, GanJam, Good Old New York, Mister Joe, and Stop and Go -- and an arrangement, Mamies' Blues, by another artist." -- James Dapogny (Editor).

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