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|
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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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