Hank Jones

Born: 
07/31/1918
City: 
Vicksburg
Region: 
Mississippi
Country: 
USA
Died: 
05/16/2010
Years Active: 
1944-2010
Genre(s): 
Instruments: 
Piano

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Henry Jones was an American jazz pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer. Critics and musicians described Jones as eloquent, lyrical and impeccable. Born in Vicksburg, Jones moved to Pontiac, Michigan, where his father, a Baptist deacon and lumber inspector, bought a three-story brick home. One of seven children, Jones was raised in a musical family. His mother Olivia Jones sang; his two older sisters studied piano; and his two younger brothers—Thad, a trumpeter, and Elvin, a drummer—also became prominent jazz musicians.

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Concerts

Event Date Venue Citysort descending Region Country
Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Recording Session 05/04/1966 A&R Studios (NYC) NYC New York USA
Hank Jones / Red Mitchell 01/08/1990 Bradley's NYC New York USA
Quincy Jones Recording Session 09/14/1956 Beltone Recording Studios NYC New York USA
Cohn-Sims Recording Session 01/24/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Hank Jones / Red Mitchell 01/09/1990 Bradley's NYC New York USA
Newport Jazz Festival 06/25/1977 Carnegie Hall NYC New York USA
J.J. Johnson Recording Session 07/24/1956 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
Al Cohn Recording Session 09/29/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
John Coltrane / Milt Jackson Recording Session 01/15/1959 Atlantic Recording Studios (1) NYC New York USA
Jimmy Rushing Recording Session 02/10/1967 Capitol Studios (NYC) NYC New York USA
Hank Jones / Red Mitchell 01/11/1990 Bradley's NYC New York USA
J.J. Johnson Recording Session 07/25/1956 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
Coleman Hawkins w/ The Billy Byers Orchestra 01/17/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Art Pepper Recording Session 02/23/1979 Sound Ideas Studios NYC New York USA
Hank Jones / Red Mitchell 01/13/1990 Bradley's NYC New York USA
The Jazz Piano Quartet Recording Session 06/10/1974 RCA Recording Studio (2) NYC New York USA
Illinois Jacquet Quintet 01/02/1975 Buddy's Place NYC New York USA
Coleman Hawkins w/ The Billy Byers Orchestra 01/18/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
The Jazz Piano Quartet Recording Session 06/11/1974 RCA Recording Studio (2) NYC New York USA
Illinois Jacquet Quintet 01/03/1975 Buddy's Place NYC New York USA
Sonny Stitt Recording Session 12/16/1955 Capitol Studios (NYC) NYC New York USA
Harry Lookofsky Recording Session 01/20/1959 Atlantic Recording Studios (1) NYC New York USA
Illinois Jacquet Quintet 01/04/1975 Buddy's Place NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Recording Session 12/13/1965 RCA Recording Studio (1) NYC New York USA
Sonny Stitt Recording Session 12/15/1955 Capitol Studios (NYC) NYC New York USA

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