Jimmy Rowles



Jimmy Rowles

Rating
Active
1940 to 1990
Born
August 19, 1918 in Spokane
Died
May 28, 1996
Location
Spokane, Washington, United States
Biography
Jimmy Rowles (August 19, 1918 - May 28, 1996) was an American jazz pianist who was best known as an accompanist. He also released a number of albums under his own name, and explored various idioms including swing and cool jazz. Born in Spokane, Washington, Rowles studied at the University of Washington, Seattle. After moving to Los Angeles, he joined Lester Young's group in 1942. He was known as a young protege of Ben Webster, with whom he recorded many classic jazz albums in the '50's. Rowles also worked with Benny Goodman, Woody Herman, Les Brown, Tommy Dorsey, and Tony Bennett, and as a studio musician.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Music's the Only Thing That's on My Mind

Music's the Only Thing That's on My Mind

Jimmy Rowles January 3, 2015

9 Tracks

Weather In Jazz Vane

Weather In Jazz Vane

Jimmy Rowles January 1, 2015

9 Tracks

Red'n Me

Red'n Me

Jimmy Rowles December 10, 2013

8 Tracks

The Modernity Of Bob Brookmeyer. The 1954 Quartets

The Modernity Of Bob Brookmeyer. The 1954 Quartets

Jimmy Rowles November 11, 2011

15 Tracks

Shade and Light

Shade and Light

Jimmy Rowles June 2, 2008

8 Tracks

Our Delight

Our Delight

Jimmy Rowles May 12, 2005

12 Tracks

The Peacocks

The Peacocks

Stan Getz May 4, 2004

13 Tracks

Let's Get Aquainted with Jazz

Let's Get Aquainted with Jazz

Jimmy Rowles September 20, 2001

12 Tracks

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