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Jimmy Jones

p, 1918-1982
Musician / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. James Henry Jones

Jazz swing pianist and arranger, born December 30, 1918 in Memphis, TN (USA); died April 29, 1982 in Burbank, CA (USA). First started to play with Stuff Smith from 1943 to 1945, then J.C. Heard (1946/1947) and Sarah Vaughan until 1958. He has appeared as a sideman on many jazz recordings in the 60s, including Duke Ellington or Ella Fitzgerald to name a few.

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Percussion
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
I Really Mean It/Skit 1 (Cam'Ron Presents... The Diplomats/Diplomatic Immunity) on Mixtape Era New York by Various Artists
I Am Dame Dash on Dame Dash Presents Paid In Full / Dream Team by Various Artists
You're the Cream in My Coffee on Cat's in the Alley by Cat Anderson & His Orchestra
Live and Let Live on Zealous Records Presents: Soul Sides Volume One by Various Artists
Straight Off The Top on Def Jamaica by Various Artists
Young, Wild & Free on Dance Party Remix 4 by Various Artists
Live and Let Live (Mr Scruff Edit) on Live and Let Live - Single by Jimmy Jones
Right Round on Playlist 2013 by Various Artists
If I Had A Hammer - Live - (Finale) on At Wattstax by Isaac Hayes
Low on Playlist 2013 by Various Artists

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Sassy - 1950-1954Sarah Vaughan Featuring Clifford Brown, Paul Quinichette, Herbie Mann, Miles Davis, Budd Johnson, Jimmy Jones, Joe Benjamin, Roy Haynes1993Compil.
TriosGeorge Wallington, Jimmy Jones1992Compil.
Bossa NovaOsie Johnson, Teddy Sommer, Bill Lavorgna, Sam Most, Mat Mathews, Hank Jones, Jimmy Jones, Louis Metcalf, Buster Harding, Al Hall1963Compil.
The Rodgers and Hart Song BookJimmy Jones, Jimmy Raney, George Duvivier, Jo Jones, Joe Puma, Roy Haynes1951Album
Zieguener / Someday I'll Find YouJimmy Jones1946Album
On A Turquoise Cloud / When I Walk With YouJimmy Jones / Jimmy Jones Trio1946Album
Mad About The Boy / I'll See You AgainJimmy Jones1946Album
The Rodgers and Hart Song BookJimmy Jones, Jimmy Raney, George Duvivier, Jo Jones, Joe Puma, Roy HaynesAlbum
You're Only Happy When I'm Blue / Ten Lessons With TimothyTony Scott, Dizzy Gillespie, Ben Webster, Trummy Young, Jimmy Jones, Gene Ramey, Eddie NicholsonAlbum
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