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No Moon At All (2000 Digital Remaster)
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Baby, Won't You Please Come Home (2000 Digital Remaster)
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Night Train (2000 Digital Remaster)
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Chinatown, My Chinatown
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Coquette

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A talented and flashy trumpeter, Jonah Jones hit upon a formula in 1955 that made him a major attraction for a decade; playing concise versions of melodic swing standards and show tunes muted with a quartet. But although the non-jazz audience discovered Jones during the late '50s, he had already been a very vital trumpeter for two decades. Jones started out playing on a Mississippi riverboat in the 1920s. He freelanced in the Midwest (including with Horace Henderson), was briefl... Read more

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