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 City Regionsort descending Country
J. J. Johnson Recording Session 11/30/1966 RCA Recording Studio (1) NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones Recording Session 12/27/1961 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Coleman Hawkins Recording Session 03/15/1957 Reeves Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Rehearsal 11/26/1965 A&R Studios (NYC) NYC New York USA
Hank Jones & Richard Davis 03/10/1977 Beefsteak Charlie's NYC New York USA
The Little Big Band 07/15/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Recording Session 12/05/1966 RCA Recording Studio (1) NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones Recording Session 01/03/1962 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Coleman Hawkins Recording Session 03/12/1957 Reeves Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Big Band 02/07/1966 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Hank Jones & Richard Davis 03/11/1977 Beefsteak Charlie's NYC New York USA
The Little Big Band 07/17/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Wes Montgomery Recording Session 08/04/1961 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Kenny Dorham Recording Session 05/21/1957 Reeves Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Big Band 02/21/1966 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Hank Jones & Richard Davis 03/12/1977 Beefsteak Charlie's NYC New York USA
The Little Big Band 07/18/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Kenny Dorham Recording Session 05/27/1957 Reeves Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Big Band 03/18/1966 Hunter College Auditorium NYC New York USA
Hank Jones / Red Mitchell 01/10/1990 Bradley's NYC New York USA
Wes Montgomery Recording Session 08/18/1963 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Jackie McLean Recording Session 04/06/1978 Sound Ideas Studios NYC New York USA
Saxophones For Johnny 05/16/1971 The New School NYC New York USA
Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Recording Session 05/06/1966 A&R Studios (NYC) NYC New York USA
Hank Jones / Red Mitchell 01/12/1990 Bradley's NYC New York USA

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