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

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Sonny Stitt Recording Session 12/15/1955 Capitol Studios (NYC) NYC New York USA
Sonny Stitt Recording Session 12/16/1955 Capitol Studios (NYC) NYC New York USA
Hank Jones Recording Session 12/20/1955 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Coleman Hawkins Recording Sessiond 01/17/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Coleman Hawkins Recording Session 01/17/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Joe Wilder Recording Session 01/19/1956 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Coleman Hawkins Recording Sessiond 01/20/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Milt Jackson Recording Session 01/23/1956 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Cohn-Sims Recording Session 01/23/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Cohn-Sims Recording Session 01/24/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Al Cohn's Birdland All-Stars 02/27/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Earl Coleman Recording Session 03/02/1956 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Joe Newman Recording Session 03/04/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Joe Newman Recording Session 03/14/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Earl Coleman Recording Session 06/08/1956 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Joe Newman Recording Session 07/08/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Coleman Hawkins Recording Sessiond 07/09/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Hank Jones Recording Session 07/09/1956 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Joe Newman Recording Session 07/10/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Coleman Hawkins Recording Sessiond 07/11/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Coleman Hawkins Recording Sessiond 07/13/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Joe Newman Recording Session 07/13/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
J.J. Johnson Recording Session 07/24/1956 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
J.J. Johnson Recording Session 07/25/1956 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
Hank Jones Recording Session 08/08/1956 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA

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