The 1923 sessions are Jelly Roll Morton's first recordings. On the 1929 sessions we find Jelly Roll using a couple of Duke Ellington's musicians and some good old New Orleans musicians. The 1929 sessions are erratic, but the band really smokes on Burnin' The Iceberg.

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
Big Foot Ham
(Jelly Roll Morton)
6-1923 Chicago, Illinois Paramount
12050-A

1434-1
Big Foot Ham
(Jelly Roll Morton)
6-1923 Chicago, Illinois Paramount
12050-A

1434-2
Burnin' The Iceberg
(Jelly Roll Morton)
7-9-1929 New York, New York Victor
741054 (LP)

49452-1
Burnin' The Iceberg
(Jelly Roll Morton)
7-9-1929 New York, New York Victor
V-38075-A

49452-2
Courthouse Bump
(Jelly Roll Morton)
7-9-1929 New York, New York Victor
741054 (LP)

49453-1
Courthouse Bump
(Jelly Roll Morton)
7-9-1929 New York, New York Victor
V-38078-A

49453-2
Deep Creek
(Jelly Roll Morton)
12-6-1929 New York, New York Victor
V-38055-B
Down My Way
(Jelly Roll Morton)
7-12-1929 Camden, New Jersey Victor
V-38113-B
Muddy Water Blues
(Jelly Roll Morton)
6-1923 Chicago, Illinois Paramount
12050-B
New Orleans Bump
(Jelly Roll Morton)
7-10-1929 New York, New York Victor
V-38078-A

49456-1
New Orleans Bump
(Jelly Roll Morton)
7-10-1929 New York, New York Victor
LPV546 (LP)

49456-2
Pretty Lil
(Jelly Roll Morton)
7-9-1929 New York, New York Victor
741054 (LP)

49454-1
Pretty Lil
(Jelly Roll Morton)
7-9-1929 New York, New York Victor
V-38078-B

49454-2
Red Hot Pepper
(Jelly Roll Morton)
6-11-1928 New York, New York Victor
V-38055-A
Sweet Anita Mine
(Jelly Roll Morton)
7-10-1929 New York, New York Victor
V-38093-B

49455-1
Sweet Anita Mine
(Jelly Roll Morton)
7-10-1929 New York, New York Victor
LPV-546

49455-2
Tank Town Bump
(Jelly Roll Morton)
7-12-1929 New York, New York Victor
unissued

49459-1
Tank Town Bump
(Jelly Roll Morton)
7-12-1929 New York, New York Victor
V-38075-B

49459-2
Try Me Out
(Jelly Roll Morton)
7-12-1929 Camden, New Jersey Victor
V-38113-A
Artist Instrument
Barney Alexander Banjo
George Baquet Clarinet
Paul Barnes Soprano Saxophone
Barney Bigard Clarinet
Arville Harris Alto Saxophone
Charlie Irvis Tuba
Tommy Ladnier or Bernie Young Cornet
William Laws Drums
Jelly Roll Morton Piano, Director, Arranger, Vocals, Dialogue
Harry Prather Tuba
Dave Richards Trumpet
Boyd "Red" Rossiter Trumpet
Jasper Taylor Wood Blocks
Joe Thomas Alto Saxophone
Walter Thomas Tenor Saxophone
Wilson Townes Clarinet