Thad Jones

    Thad Jones

    • Thad Jones
    Thad Jones

    Thad Jones

    • Thad Jones

    Thad Jones

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    April In Paris (Rudy Van Gelder Edition) (2007 - Remaster)Thad Jones
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    Something To Remember You By (Rudy Van Gelder Edition) (2007 Digital Remaster)Thad Jones
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    Zec (2006 - Remaster)Thad Jones
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    Lust For LifeThad Jones
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    The Jones BashThad Jones

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        A harmonically advanced trumpeter/cornetist with a distinctive sound, as well as a talented arranger/composer, Thad Jones (the younger brother of Hank and older brother of Elvin) had a very productive career. Self-taught on trumpet, he started playing professionally with Hank Jones and Sonny Stitt when he was 16. After serving in the military (1943-1946), Jones worked in territory bands in the Midwest. During 1950-1953 he performed regularly with Billy Mitchell's quintet in Detr... Read more

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