Hank Jones



Hank Jones

Rating
Active
1944 to 2010
Born
July 31, 1918 in Mississippi
Died
May 16, 2010
Location
Vicksburg, MS, United States
Biography
Henry "Hank" Jones Jr. (July 31, 1918 – May 16, 2010) was an American jazz pianist, bandleader, arranger, and composer. Critics and musicians described Jones as eloquent, lyrical, and impeccable. In 1989, The National Endowment for the Arts honored him with the NEA Jazz Masters Award. He was also honored in 2003 with the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) Jazz Living Legend Award. In 2008, he was awarded the National Medal of Arts. On April 13, 2009, the University of Hartford presented Jones with a Doctorate Degree for his musical accomplishments.

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Legendary

The Legendary

Hank Jones October 3, 2016

6 Tracks

Classics by Hank Jones

Classics by Hank Jones

Hank Jones June 11, 2016

6 Tracks

How High the Moon

How High the Moon

Hank Jones February 26, 2016

6 Tracks

Live in Marciac 1993

Live in Marciac 1993

Hank Jones June 25, 2015

15 Tracks

I'm All Smiles

I'm All Smiles

Hank Jones January 31, 2014

8 Tracks

The Talented Touch (Bonus Track Version)

The Talented Touch (Bonus Track Version)

Hank Jones January 2, 2013

25 Tracks

Happenings

Happenings

Hank Jones January 24, 2012

11 Tracks

Come Sunday

Come Sunday

Charlie Haden January 10, 2012

13 Tracks

Trio 1979 + 1

Trio 1979 + 1

Hank Jones July 6, 2011

10 Tracks

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