Richard M. Jones

Real Name:
Richard Marigny Jones
Profile:
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.
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Albums

Richard M. Jones - Jazz Immortals Vol. 2 album art Richard M. Jones Jazz Wizards* / Punch Miller Stompers* Richard M. Jones Jazz Wizards* / Punch Miller Stompers* - Jazz Immortals Vol. 2 (Comp, Album) Jazz Selection France 1954 Sell This Version
FJ817 Jimmie Noone, Richard M. Jones Jimmie Noone, Richard M. Jones - Chicago Dixieland In the Forties(LP, Album, Mono) Smithsonian Folkways Recordings FJ817 US 1981 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Richard M. Jones - Jazzin' Babies Blues / 12th Street Rag album art Richard M. Jones Jazzin' Babies Blues / 12th Street Rag Gennett US 1923 Sell This Version
8352 Richard M. Jones - John Said He Saw A Number / My Soul Is A Witness For The Lord album art Arizona Dranes, Sara Martin And Richard M. Jones / Arizona Dranes Arizona Dranes, Sara Martin And Richard M. Jones / Arizona Dranes - John Said He Saw A Number / My Soul Is A Witness For The Lord(Shellac, 10") Okeh 8352 US 1926 Sell This Version
HC 36 Richard M. Jones - The Birdwell Blues / St. Peter Blues album art Louis Armstrong, Nolan Welsh, R. M. Jones* Louis Armstrong, Nolan Welsh, R. M. Jones* - The Birdwell Blues / St. Peter Blues(Shellac, 10", RE) Hot Jazz Club Of America HC 36 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

Richard M. Jones - Volume 1 1923-1927 album art Richard M. Jones Volume 1 1923-1927 (Comp) Rst Records France 1995 Sell This Version
DOCD-5390 Richard M. Jones - Richard M. Jones And The Blues Singers (1923-1938) album art Richard M. Jones Richard M. Jones And The Blues Singers (1923-1938)(CD, Comp, RM) Document Records (2) DOCD-5390 Austria 1995 Sell This Version
CLASSICS 853 Richard M. Jones - 1927-1944 album art Richard M. Jones 1927-1944(CD, Comp) Classics (11) CLASSICS 853 France 1995 Sell This Version
JPCD-1525-2 Richard M. Jones - Volume 2 1927-1936 album art Richard M. Jones Volume 2 1927-1936(CD, Comp) Rst Records JPCD-1525-2 Austria 1995 Sell This Version
m-8007 Richard M. Jones - Chicago In The 30's album art Reuben Reeves, Charles La Vere, Richard M. Jones, Earl Hines Reuben Reeves, Charles La Vere, Richard M. Jones, Earl Hines - Chicago In The 30's(LP, Comp) Tax m-8007 Sweden Unknown Sell This Version