Baby Dodds, drummer
Roll Morton and Louis
station in the history of jazz is umimpeachable. If
it weren't for him, there wouldn't be any of us."
Dizzy Gillespie, 1971
was born in America, New Orleans to be exact, and
it traveled up the Mississippi to Chicago, then New
York, and by 1930 it was influencing the whole world.
Like the U.S.A., Jazz seems to have the quality of
being able to absorb a great variety of cultures and
still remain itself. This area will be under construction
for the fall. Please send us jazz history links and
jazz drummer links..
"What we play
This is the early history;
more jazz eventually..stu