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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Elvin Jones Recording Session 12/27/1961 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones Recording Session 01/03/1962 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Curtis Fuller Recording Session 04/24/1962 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Curtis Fuller Recording Session 04/25/1962 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Gene Ammons Recording Session 09/09/1962 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Kenny Burrell Recording Session 03/27/1963 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Kenny Burrell Recording Session 04/02/1963 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Wes Montgomery Recording Session 08/18/1963 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Johnny Hartman Recording Session 10/09/1963 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Johnny Hartman Recording Session 10/17/1963 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Hank Jones Recording Session 10/19/1963 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Brown-Jackson Recording Session 01/14/1964 A&R Studios (NYC) NYC New York USA
Ben Webster Recording Session 03/11/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Ben Webster Recording Session 03/25/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Elvin Jones Recording Session 02/23/1965 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Elvin Jones Recording Session 02/25/1965 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Jazz in Jersey 05/07/1965 Clifton Taproom Clifton NJ USA
Jazz in Jersey 05/08/1965 Clifton Taproom Clifton NJ USA
Johnny Hodges Recording Session 07/26/1965 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Johnny Hodges Recording Session 07/27/1965 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Rehearsal 11/26/1965 A&R Studios (NYC) NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Recording Session 12/13/1965 RCA Recording Studio (1) NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Recording Session 12/16/1965 RCA Recording Studio (1) NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Recording Session 12/17/1965 RCA Recording Studio (1) NYC New York USA
Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Big Band 02/07/1966 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA

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