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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.

  • Piano
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Good Timin' on Essential Masters by Jimmy Jones
Handy Man on Essential Masters by Jimmy Jones
Handyman on Swinging '60s by Various Artists
I Am Dame Dash on Dame Dash Presents Paid In Full / Dream Team by Various Artists
Yesterday's Mistakes on Eccentric Soul: Twinight's Lunar Rotation by Various Artists
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
Right Round on Playlist 2013 by Various Artists
Good Timin' on Once Upon a Time in the '60s by Various Artists
Live and Let Live (Mr Scruff Edit) on Live and Let Live - Single by Jimmy Jones

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Band Members

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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