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Jimmy Jones

James Henry Jones (December 30, 1918, Memphis, Tennessee – April 29, 1982, Burbank, California) was an American jazz pianist and arranger.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 30th, 1918 (Memphis), Died April 29th, 1982 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, string bass

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 48 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 81231 10-in. 9/24/1923 St. Louis gal Irving Johns ; Jimmy Jones ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with 2 pianos instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81237 10-in. 9/26/1923 Graveyard dream blues Jimmy Jones ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81238 10-in. 9/26/1923 Blue Bessie (the bluest gal in Tennessee) Jimmy Jones ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81241 10-in. 9/26/1923 Cemetery blues Jimmy Jones ; Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81464 10-in. 1/8/1924 Frosty mornin' blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81465 10-in. 1/9/1924 Blue Bessie Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81470 10-in. 1/10/1924 Easy come easy go blues Bessie Smith Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with guitar and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60888 10-in. 3/11/1936 That's what love did co me Noble Sissle Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 60889 10-in. 3/11/1936 You can't live in Harlem Noble Sissle Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 60890 10-in. 3/11/1936 I wonder who made rhythm Noble Sissle Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 60891 10-in. 3/11/1936 'Tain't a fit night out for man or beast Noble Sissle Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 60892 10-in. 3/11/1936 I take to you Noble Sissle Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 60893 10-in. 3/11/1936 Rhythm of the Broadway moon Noble Sissle Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 63263 10-in. 2/10/1938 Viper mad Noble Sissle's Swingsters instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 63264 10-in. 2/10/1938 Blackstick Noble Sissle's Swingsters instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 63265 10-in. 2/10/1938 When the sun sets down South-1 Noble Sissle's Swingsters instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 63266 10-in. 2/10/1938 Sweet patootie Noble Sissle's Swingsters instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 105300 7/17/1958 Indelible Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105301 7/17/1958 Ruint Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105302 7/17/1958 Frolic Sam Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105303 7/17/1958 Be patient Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105304 7/22/1958 If you were in my place Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105305 7/22/1958 The gal from Joe's Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105306 7/22/1958 Afternoon moon Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105307 7/22/1958 Broadway babe Mercer Ellington Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 48 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jones, Jimmy," accessed July 30, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205115.

Jones, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 30, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205115.

"Jones, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 30 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205115

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