Thad Jones And Mel Lewis

    Thad Jones And Mel Lewis

    • Thad Jones And Mel Lewis
    Thad Jones And Mel Lewis

    Thad Jones And Mel Lewis

    • Thad Jones And Mel Lewis

    Thad Jones And Mel Lewis

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    A Child Is Born (1994 Digital Remaster)Thad Jones And Mel Lewis
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    The Groove MerchantThad Jones And Mel Lewis
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    Gettin' SassyThad Jones And Mel Lewis
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    Willow Tree (Live) (Remixed '94)Thad Jones And Mel Lewis
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    A-That's Freedom (Live) (Remixed '94)Thad Jones And Mel Lewis

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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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