Quentin Jackson

Quentin "Butter" Jackson (born January 13, 1909 in Springfield, Ohio; died October 2, 1976 in New York City) was an American jazz trombonist. In the early stage of his career he worked with Cab Calloway and was in the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Later he did notable work with Charles Mingus, Kenny Burrell, and others.

On her album Dinah Sings Bessie Smith, Dinah Washington did a version of Bessie Smith's "Trombone Cholly" with Jackson on the horn, under the title "Trombone Butter".

Birth and Death Data: Born January 13th, 1909 (Springfield), Died October 2nd, 1976 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1966

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, vocalist

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 53 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 106807 3/16/1959 Little white lies Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 106808 3/18/1959 Coral rock Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 106809 3/18/1959 Aqua-tonic Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 106810 3/18/1959 Maroon Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 106811 3/18/1959 Black and tan fantasy Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 106812 3/18/1959 Mood indigo Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 106813 3/18/1959 Blue serge Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 106814 3/18/1959 Golden cress Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 106815 3/18/1959 The moon was yellow Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 106816 3/18/1959 Down of a greenhorn Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115661 2/4/1965 No pity in the naked city Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115662 2/4/1965 Better play it safe Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115663 2/4/1965 Star dust Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115664 2/4/1965 She'll be there Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 115665 2/4/1965 No time out Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 116062 5/10/1965 No pity in the naked city Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 116800 12/3/1965 Do you say you wanna dance Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 116801 12/3/1965 Soul galore Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 116802 12/3/1965 Let me build Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 116803 12/3/1965 I've got to get back (Country boy) Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 116804 12/3/1965 All my lovin' Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 116899 1/11/1966 I got my mind made up Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 116900 1/11/1966 3 days, 1 hour, 30 minutes Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 116901 1/11/1966 What's done in the dark (Will one day come to light)-1 Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 116902 1/11/1966 Your loss, my gain-1 Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 26-50 of 53 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jackson, Quentin," accessed June 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109233.

Jackson, Quentin. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109233.

"Jackson, Quentin." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 June 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109233

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