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Giants of Swing: A Riverwalk Jazz Dance Party

The Swing Era was a golden age when jazz was popular, bankable, mainstream music. Homework, housework and tinkering on the car were done to the sounds of it. This week, The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and guests perform the classic tunes that make you want to swing.

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The Pearls: More Jelly Roll Morton

One could reasonably argue that Jelly Roll Morton was the first great composer in jazz. Morton took it a step further. “I tell you the truth, of course, anytime, you hear anybody, anywhere playin’ jazz, what they playin’ is Jelly Roll.”

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