Definition of Morton, Jelly Roll in English:

Morton, Jelly Roll

Pronunciation /ˈmôrtn/ /ˈmɔrtn/

proper noun

  • (1885–1941), US jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader; born Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton. He was one of the principal links between ragtime and New Orleans jazz. He formed his band, the Red Hot Peppers, in 1926.