Calvin Jackson

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American jazz pianist, composer and bandleader (born: May 26, 1919 in Philadelphia, PA -- died: December 08, 1985 in Encinitas, CA).

Jackson played piano from childhood and studied at Juilliard and New York University. He worked early in his career with Frankie Fairfax, then worked in Hollywood from 1943-47 as an assistant director of music for MGM Studios. In 1947 he recorded with Phil Moore (2) and under his own name as a solo pianist for Discovery Records (4). He played with Mildred Bailey in New York in 1948, then moved to Toronto in 1950, where he often played on television and radio. Throughout the 1950s and early 1960s he released several LPs for labels such as Columbia Records. In 1957 he returned to Los Angeles, where he continued to work as a composer for film and television and also arranged for Ray Charles at one point.
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Calvin Jackson Discography Tracks

Albums

Calvin Jackson - Tonal Expressions album art Calvin Jackson Tonal Expressions (Album) Discovery Records US 1949 Sell This Version
Calvin Jackson - At The Plaza album art Calvin Jackson At The Plaza "X" US 1954 Sell This Version
A3001 Calvin Jackson - Stringin' Along (Twilight Jazz With String Presentation) album art Bill Holman, Benny Carter, Jack Montrose, Calvin Jackson Bill Holman, Benny Carter, Jack Montrose, Calvin Jackson - Stringin' Along (Twilight Jazz With String Presentation)(LP, Album, Mono) Andex A3001 US 1958 Sell This Version
3001-M Calvin Jackson - Cal-Essence album art Calvin Jackson Cal-Essence(LP, Mono) Raynote Records 3001-M US 1959 Sell This Version
Calvin Jackson - Jazz Variations On Movie Themes album art Calvin Jackson Jazz Variations On Movie Themes Reprise Records US 1961 Sell This Version
Calvin Jackson - 2 Sides Of Calvin Jackson album art Calvin Jackson 2 Sides Of Calvin Jackson (Album) Reprise Records Australia 1961 Sell This Version
Cal 3024 Sonny Criss, Calvin Jackson, Terry Morel, Rayna Clay Sonny Criss, Calvin Jackson, Terry Morel, Rayna Clay - Sessions, Live(LP) Calliope (3) Cal 3024 US 1976 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

869 Calvin Jackson - Copacabana Cakewalk / Laura album art Calvin Jackson Copacabana Cakewalk / Laura(12") V Disc 869 US 1948 Sell This Version
Calvin Jackson - High Noon/Never On Sunday album art Calvin Jackson High Noon/Never On Sunday Reprise Records US 1961 Sell This Version
Calvin Jackson - Calvin Jackson | Dave Brubeck album art Dave Brubeck And Calvin Jackson Dave Brubeck And Calvin Jackson - Calvin Jackson | Dave Brubeck (EP) Philips, Philips UK Unknown Sell This Version
R-20,022 Calvin Jackson - How High The Moon album art Calvin Jackson How High The Moon(7", Promo) Reprise Records R-20,022 US Unknown Sell This Version
R 20.009 Calvin Jackson - Never On A Sunday album art Calvin Jackson Never On A Sunday(7", Single) Reprise Records R 20.009 Sweden Unknown Sell This Version

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