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Hank Jones

Real Name:Henry Jones
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American jazz pianist, bandleader and composer, born 31 July 1918 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA and died 16 May 2010 in Manhattan, New York, USA. He recorded over sixty albums under his own name, and countless others as a sideman. He was part of an in-demand rhythm section in New York City for years which was hired for hundreds (if not thousands) of diverse gigs, which included Milt Hinton, Barry Galbraith and Osie Johnson.
He received the NEA Jazz Masters Award and was also honored with the ASCAP Jazz Living Legend Award and the National Medal of Arts.
His brothers were trumpeter Thad Jones and drummer Elvin Jones.

Sites:Wikipedia , Imdb , bluenote.com , All Music , adp.library.ucsb.edu
In Groups:"Hot Lips" Page Sextet, Al Cohn - Zoot Sims Quintet, Al Cohn And His Orchestra, Al Cohn Quintet, Art Farmer And His Orchestra, Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five, Benny Goodman And His Orchestra, Bill Watrous Combo, Billy Byers And His Orchestra, Bob Brookmeyer And His Orchestra, Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra, Clark Terry / Bob Brookmeyer Quintet, Coleman Hawkins All Star Band, Coleman Hawkins All Stars, Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra, Coleman Hawkins Quartet, Coleman Hawkins Septet, Cootie Williams And His Orchestra, Dexter Gordon Quintet, Don Redman All Stars
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