Linda Sanders
October 16, 1992 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Jelly's Last Jam

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Gregory Hines
genre
Soundtracks

We gave it an A-

Gregory Hines isn’t the only attraction on the recording of this hit Broadway musical, Jelly’s Last Jam. With a tuneful score adapted from the music of Jelly Roll Morton, the show offers a sophisticated, unvarnished take on Morton’s life that not only illuminates the early history of jazz but even makes a little music history on its own: at last, a Broadway biography that’s almost hokum-free. A-

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