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Wallace Jones

Wallace Jones

Real Name:Wallace Leon Jones
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American jazz trumpeter, born November 16, 1906 in Baltimore, Maryland, died March 23, 1983 in New York.
Jones moved to New York in the mid-1930s, played briefly with his cousin Chick Webb and then with Willie Bryant 1936-1937. He recorded with Putney Dandridge (1936) and with Duke Ellington (1936-1943, 1947) and belonged to Ellington's orchestra 1938-1944. He also played and recorded with Benny Carter 1945 and played with Leo "Snub" Mosley 1946 and John Kirby 1947, before leaving music.

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In Groups:Benny Carter And His Orchestra, Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, Ivie Anderson And Her Boys From Dixie, Putney Dandridge And His Orchestra
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