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 51-53 of 53 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 116903 1/11/1966 Everything's gonna be fine Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 116904 1/11/1966 Brand new thing, part 1 Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 116905 1/11/1966 Brand new thing, part 2 Jackie Wilson instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 51-53 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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