Chris Kelly (jazz)
|Birth name||Chris Kelly|
|Origin||Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana|
|Died||August 19, 1929|
|Associated acts||George Lewis|
Chris Kelly (c. 1890 – August 19, 1929) was an American jazz trumpeter born in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana on 'Deer Range Plantation', best known for his early contributions on the New Orleans jazz scene. Throughout the 1920s, he was a regular collaborator with clarinetist George Lewis. No photographs or recordings have survived of Kelly.
- Carr, Ian; Fairweather, Digby; Priestley, Brian. Jazz: The Rough Guide. Penguin, 1995. ISBN 1-85828-137-7.
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