Thad Jones

Real Name:Thaddeus Joseph Jones

American trumpeter, cornetist, french horn player, composer, and arranger.
Born March 28, 1923, in Pontiac, Michigan, USA; died of cancer on August, 21, 1986, in Copenhagen, Denmark.
His elder brother is pianist Hank Jones, and his young brother is drummer Elvin Jones.

He performed in Arcadia Club Band at age sixteen; 1941 performed in Connie Connell's band; served in U.S. Army 1943-1946; worked with the band of Charles Young (circa 1946-1948); led own quintet in Detroit; worked in the bands of Candy Johnson and Jimmy Taylor; performed at Blue Bird Inn, Detroit 1952-1954; joined the Count Basie Band in 1954 and performed with Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop; left the Basie Band and in 1963 worked briefly as a CBS staff arranger; co-led Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra 1965-1978; led the Danish Radio Orchestra and taught at the Royal Conservatory; 1980 taught Jazz Seminar in Barcelona, Spain; rejoined the Basie Band in 1985.

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Aliases:Oliver King
In Groups:Buddy Rich All Stars, Buddy Rich Ensemble, Count Basie And The Kansas City Seven, Count Basie Orchestra, Danish Radio Big Band, Gil Evans And His Orchestra, Herb Geller & His All Stars, Horace Parlan Quintet, Kenny Drew Quintet, Leonard Feather's East Coast Stars, Milt Jackson And Big Brass, Oliver Nelson And His Orchestra, Pepper Adams Octet, Quincy Jones And His Orchestra, Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra, Thad Jones / Pepper Adams Quintet, Thad Jones & Mel Lewis, Thad Jones And His Ensemble, Thad Jones Eclipse, Thad Jones Quartet
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