Tom Morgan

WWOZ Show Host Tom Morgan
WWOZ Show Host Tom Morgan
Tom's New Book
Tom's new book

Music Genre(s): New Orleans, Traditional Jazz

About Tom Morgan

Tom Morgan is a writer, radio producer and webmaster living in New Orleans. His latest book "Historical Photos of New Orleans Jazz" published by Turner Publishing came out in November of 2009 to wonderful reviews.

His first book, From Cakewalks to Concert Halls: An Illustrated History of African American Popular Music: From 1895 to 1930, published by Elliott and Clark, was awarded second place in the Ralph Gleason Music Book Awards for the best music books published in 1992. 

He has lectured at numerous colleges and schools about jazz and blues and owns an extensive collection of early African American written sheet music. Tom's award winning early jazz website, Jazz Roots, is available at To see his daily feature on "Today in Louisiana Music History," see

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You can find playlists for the Tuesday "New Orleans Music Show."

You can find playlists for the Wednesday "Jazz Roots Show."

If you are a record label that distributes early jazz, Tom would love to hear from you and play your CDs on his "Jazz Roots Show." Please send them to:

Tom Morgan
c/o WWOZ
PO Box 51840
New Orleans, LA, 70151

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