Connie Jones

Bürgerl. Name:
Conrad R. Jones III
Conrad R. "Connie" Jones III (22 March 1934 - 13 February 2019) was an American jazz trumpeter and cornetist from New Orleans.

Before starting his own group, Jones played in the bands of Billy Maxted and Santo Pecora. He was also in Jack Teagarden's group when Teagarden died in 1964, and served as a pallbearer at the famed trombonist’s funeral. As a bandleader he played in the Blue Angel nightclub and later aboard the Mississippi steamboat Delta Queen. In 2008, Jones recorded the album Creole Nocturne with pianist Tom McDermott. and "If Dreams Come True" in 2011 with clarinetist Tim Laughlin.