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Biography

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Jelly Roll Morton ~~~ Jelly Roll Morton and his Red Hot Peppers ~~~ Jelly-Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers
The Red Hot Peppers were a jazz band from the 1920s featuring Jelly Roll Morton. He formed the Red Hot Peppers and made a series of classic records for Citor, who were just starting to get into the race records market and were looking for talent. The recordings he made in Chicago featured the best New Orleans sidemen including Baby Dodds, Kid Ory, and Barney Bigard. These recordings are considered some of the finest in the “hot style” of early jazz

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