Harold Jones

Harold Jones (born February 27, 1940) is an American traditional pop and jazz drummer who is best known as the drummer for Tony Bennett and for his five years with the Count Basie Orchestra.

In a career spanning six decades, Jones has toured and recorded with Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson, Herbie Hancock, B.B. King, and Ray Charles. He has also played with major symphony orchestras, including those in Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Vienna.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 27th, 1940 (Richmond)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: drums

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 14785 1/4/1968 I was made to love her (the way I love you) Count Basie instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 14786 1/3/1968 Respect Count Basie instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 14787 1/4/1968 I never loved a woman (The way I love you) Count Basie instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 14788 1/3/1968 Chain gang Count Basie instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 14789 1/3/1968 Uptight (Everything's alright) Count Basie instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 14790 1/3/1968 Ode to Billy Joe Count Basie instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 14791 1/3/1968 My girl Count Basie instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 14792 1/3/1968 For your precious love Count Basie instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 14793 1/3/1968 (I can't get no) Satisfaction Count Basie instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 14794 1/4/1968 In the midnight hour Count Basie instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 14795 1/4/1968 Funky Broadway Count Basie instrumentalist, drums  
Decca L 14796 1/4/1968 Even when you cry Count Basie instrumentalist, drums  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jones, Harold," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205109.

Jones, Harold. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205109.

"Jones, Harold." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205109

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