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Richard M. Jones

Richard M. Jones

Real Name:Richard Mariney Jones
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American jazz pianist, composer, band leader, record producer, vocalist, & businessman.
Born 13 June 1889 in Donaldson, Louisiana, USA
Died 8 December 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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.

Sites:web.archive.org , Wikipedia , adp.library.ucsb.edu , adp.library.ucsb.edu
In Groups:D.C. Nelson's Serenaders, Hightower's Night Hawks, Jones' Chicago Cosmopolitans, King Oliver & His Dixie Syncopators, King Oliver's Jazz Band, New Orleans Creoles, Preston Jackson's Uptown Band, Richard Jones And His Jazz Wizards, Richard M. Jones' Jazzmen, The Jazz Wizards, Wallie Coulter And His Band
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