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Richard M. Jones

p, voc, 1892-1945 US, New Orleans
Singer / Musician / Composer / Producer of Jazz
A.k.a. Richard Marigny Jones

American jazz pianist, composer, band leader, record producer, vocalist, & businessman. Born into a musical family, growing up in New Orleans Jones played many instruments before making the piano his primary. Work included playing with Armand J. Pirons` Olympia Orchestra & some time with King Oliver. Moving to Chicago in 1919 he set up Clarence Williams publishing company & music store. While playing in Chicago bands through the 1920`s his main job was managing Okeh Records race records division. With his own studio band Richard Jones And His Jazz Wizards & as a pianist he backed many singers & bands. Composing such jazz standards as "Trouble In Mind" & "Riverside Blues", he remained active until his death as a musician & talent scout. - born 13 June, 1889 in Donaldville, Louisiana, USA - died 8 December, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Trouble In Mind on Richard M. Jones Vol. 2 by Richard M. Jones
Put Me in the Alley Blues on Really the Blues?: A Blues History, Vol. 1 by Various Artists, James Reese Europe & Paul Whiteman
Jazzin' Babies Blues on Richard M. Jones Vol. 1 by Richard M. Jones
Twelfth Street Rag on Richard M. Jones Vol. 1 by Richard M. Jones
Bridwell Blues on Really the Blues?: A Blues History, Vol. 1 by Various Artists, James Reese Europe & Paul Whiteman
29th and Dearbom on Good Stuff by Richard M. Jones & his Jazz Wizards
Black Rider on Richard M. Jones Vol. 2 by Richard M. Jones
Jazzin' Baby Blues on Good Stuff by Richard M. Jones & his Jazz Wizards
All Night Shags on Good Stuff by Richard M. Jones & his Jazz Wizards
Novelty Blues - Take 2 on Good Stuff by Richard M. Jones & his Jazz Wizards

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
1927-1944Richard M. Jones1995Compil.
Volume 1 1923-1927Richard M. Jones1995Compil.
Richard M. Jones And The Blues Singers (1923-1938)Richard M. Jones1995Compil.
Volume 2 1927-1936Richard M. Jones1995Compil.
Chicago Dixieland In the FortiesJimmie Noone, Richard M. Jones1981Album
Jazz Immortals Vol. 2Richard M. Jones / Punch Miller1954Compil.
The Birdwell Blues / St. Peter BluesLouis Armstrong, Nolan Welsh, Richard M. Jones1930Album
John Said He Saw A Number / My Soul Is A Witness For The LordArizona Dranes, Sara Martin And Richard M. Jones1926Album
Jazzin' Babies Blues / 12th Street RagRichard M. Jones1923Album
Chicago In The 30'sReuben Reeves, Charles La Vere, Richard M. Jones, Earl HinesCompil.
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