Sam Jones



Sam Jones

Rating
Active
1955 to 1981
Born
November 12, 1924 in Jacksonville
Died
December 15, 1981
Location
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
A.K.A.
jazz bassist
Genres
Rock
Biography
1. Samuel Jones (November 12, 1924 - December 15, 1981) was a jazz double bassist, cellist and composer. Sam Jones was born in Jacksonville, FL, and moved in 1955 to New York City. There, he played with Bobby Timmons, Tiny Bradshaw, Les Jazz Modes, Kenny Dorham, Illinois Jacquet, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie (1958-59) and Thelonious Monk. He is probably best known for his work with Cannonball Adderley (1959-65). He also spent several years working with Oscar Peterson) (1966-1970) and Cedar Walton and recorded with Bill Evans in the 1950s. His career primarily revolved around the New York City jazz scene.

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Deep Blue Cello

Deep Blue Cello

Sam Jones June 13, 2016

30 Tracks

Damaged Red Alert

Damaged Red Alert

Sam Jones January 29, 2016

35 Tracks

Beautiful Reflections

Beautiful Reflections

Sam Jones December 17, 2015

10 Tracks

Down Home (Remastered 2015)

Down Home (Remastered 2015)

Sam Jones May 10, 2015

8 Tracks

Bluebird

Bluebird

Sam Jones February 3, 2015

8 Tracks

Famous Hits

Famous Hits

Sam Jones January 14, 2015

8 Tracks

Round Midnight

Round Midnight

Sam Jones December 24, 2014

8 Tracks

The Lightning Tree

The Lightning Tree

Sam Jones December 23, 2014

6 Tracks

All Members

All Members

Sam Jones December 7, 2014

8 Tracks

Related Blog Posts


Similar Artists