For the Record: Jelly's Last Jam

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Jelly Roll Morton

The Jonathan Channel’s newest series For The Record explores the making of five seminal Broadway cast albums produced by Thomas Z. Shepard. Shepard hosts the series with fellow record producer and Broadway aficionado Julian Fleisher.

In this episode of For the Record, Tom and Julian look at one man's version of how Jazz began and go behind the scenes of the original cast recording of Jelly's Last Jam! A tap dancing musical about the life of jazz great, Jelly Roll Morton. Listen to the full episode this week on The Jonathan Channel Stream:

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Sweeney Todd

Gershwin's Porgy and Bess

La Cage aux Folles

Follies in Concert