Louis Jordan

Born: 
07/08/1908
City: 
Brinkley
Region: 
Arkansas
Country: 
USA
Died: 
02/04/1975
Cause of Death: 
Heart Attack
Years Active: 
1920's-1960's
Genre(s): 
Instruments: 
Alto Sax, Clarinet, Piano, Vocals
Former Members: 
Associated Artists: 
Image Credit: 
William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress.

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Louis Thomas Jordan was a pioneering American jazz, blues and rhythm & blues musician, songwriter and bandleader who enjoyed his greatest popularity from the late 1930s to the early 1950s. Known as "The King of the Jukebox", Jordan was highly popular with both black and white audiences in the later years of the swing era. In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him #59 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

Discography

Released: 1946
Released: 1958

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Louis Jordan / Eddie Durham 12/18/1942 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan / Eddie Durham 12/19/1942 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan / Eddie Durham 12/20/1942 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan / Eddie Durham 12/21/1942 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan / Eddie Durham 12/22/1942 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan / Eddie Durham 12/23/1942 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan / Eddie Durham 12/24/1942 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 02/04/1943 Mirror Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 04/30/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 05/01/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 05/02/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 05/03/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 05/04/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 05/05/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 05/06/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 12/17/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 12/18/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 12/19/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 12/20/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 12/21/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 12/22/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 12/23/1943 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 04/22/1944 IMA Auditorium Flint Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 04/24/1944 Forest Club Detroit Michigan USA
Louis Jordan 12/08/1944 Paradise Theater Detroit Michigan USA

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