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
The Little Big Band 07/16/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Frank Morgan Recording Session 03/11/1992 BMG Recording Studios NYC New York USA
Hank Jones & Richard Davis 03/11/1977 Beefsteak Charlie's NYC New York USA
Wes Montgomery Recording Session 08/04/1961 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Big Band 02/21/1966 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Coleman Hawkins Recording Sessiond 07/09/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
The Little Big Band 07/13/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Hank Jones & Richard Davis 03/12/1977 Beefsteak Charlie's NYC New York USA
Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Big Band 03/18/1966 Hunter College Auditorium NYC New York USA
Coleman Hawkins Recording Sessiond 07/13/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
The Little Big Band 07/14/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Wes Montgomery Recording Session 08/18/1963 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones Recording Session 07/11/1961 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 Recording Session 05/06/1966 A&R Studios (NYC) NYC New York USA
Bob Brookmeyer Recording Session 09/19/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
The Little Big Band 07/15/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Stanley Turrentine Recording Session 10/01/1968 A&R Studios (NYC) NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones Recording Session 12/27/1961 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 Recording Session 05/05/1966 A&R Studios (NYC) NYC New York USA
Bob Brookmeyer Recording Session 10/09/1956 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
The Little Big Band 07/17/1971 Village Vanguard NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones Recording Session 01/03/1962 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Kenny Dorham Recording Session 05/21/1957 Reeves Sound Studios NYC New York USA

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