HANK JONES

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Henry "Hank" Jones (born July 31, 1918 - died May 16, 2010) was a jazz pianist born in Vicksburg, Mississippi who grew up in Pontiac, Michigan, where he studied piano at an early age and came under the influence of Earl Hines, Fats Waller, Teddy Wilson and Art Tatum. By the age of 13 Jones was performing locally in Michigan and Ohio. While playing with territory bands in Grand Rapids and Lansing he met Lucky Thompson, who invited him to New York City in 1944 to work at the Onyx Club with Hot Lips Page.

In New York, Jones regularly listened to leading bop musicians, and was inspired to master the new style. While practicing and studying the music he worked with John Kirby, Howard McGhee, Coleman Hawkins, Andy Kirk, and Billy Eckstine. In autumn 1947 he began touring in Norman Granz's Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts, and from 1948
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HANK JONES Urbanity album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Urbanity
Bop 1956
HANK JONES The Jazz Trio of Hank Jones album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Jazz Trio of Hank Jones
Bop 1956
HANK JONES The Hank Jones Quartet-Quintet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Hank Jones Quartet-Quintet
Bop 1956
HANK JONES The Trio With Guests (aka Bluebird aka Hank's Pranks) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Trio With Guests (aka Bluebird aka Hank's Pranks)
Bop 1956
HANK JONES Have You Met Hank Jones (aka Solo Piano) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Have You Met Hank Jones (aka Solo Piano)
Bop 1956
HANK JONES The Talented Touch album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Talented Touch
Bop 1958
HANK JONES Hank Jones Swings Songs from Lerner and Loewe's Gigi album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones Swings Songs from Lerner and Loewe's Gigi
Bop 1958
HANK JONES Porgy and Bess Swingin' Impressions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Porgy and Bess Swingin' Impressions
Bop 1959
HANK JONES Now Dig This : Jazz In 2 Keys (Music Minus One ‎series) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Now Dig This : Jazz In 2 Keys (Music Minus One ‎series)
Bop 1960
HANK JONES Here's Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Here's Love
Bop 1963
HANK JONES This Is Ragtime Now! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Is Ragtime Now!
Bop 1964
HANK JONES Hank Jones & Oliver Nelson ‎: Happenings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones & Oliver Nelson ‎: Happenings
Bop 1967
HANK JONES Hanky Panky album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Hanky Panky
Bop 1975
HANK JONES Satin Doll (aka Solo 1976 - A Tribute To Duke Ellington) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Satin Doll (aka Solo 1976 - A Tribute To Duke Ellington)
Bop 1976
HANK JONES Arigato album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Arigato
Bop 1977
HANK JONES Jones - Brown - Smith (aka Rockin' In Rhythm) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jones - Brown - Smith (aka Rockin' In Rhythm)
Bop 1977
HANK JONES 'Bop Redux album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
'Bop Redux
Bop 1977
HANK JONES Just for Fun album cover 2.50 | 1 ratings
Just for Fun
Bop 1977
HANK JONES I Remember You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Remember You
Bop 1978
HANK JONES Tiptoe Tapdance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tiptoe Tapdance
Bop 1978
HANK JONES Hank Jones, Mundell Lowe, George Duvivier, Don Lamond, Mantego : Get Happy! More Jazz In 2 Keys album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones, Mundell Lowe, George Duvivier, Don Lamond, Mantego : Get Happy! More Jazz In 2 Keys
Bop 1978
HANK JONES Have You Met This Jones? album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Have You Met This Jones?
Bop 1978
HANK JONES Compassion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Compassion
Bop 1978
HANK JONES Bluesette album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bluesette
Bop 1979
HANK JONES Ain't Misbehavin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ain't Misbehavin'
Bop 1979
HANK JONES Groovin' High album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Groovin' High
Bop 1979
HANK JONES Relaxin' At Camarillo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Relaxin' At Camarillo
Bop 1984
HANK JONES Duo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Duo
Bop 1987
HANK JONES Lazy Afternoon album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Lazy Afternoon
Bop 1989
HANK JONES Hank Jones & Dave Holland & Billy Higgins ‎: Interface album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones & Dave Holland & Billy Higgins ‎: Interface
Bop 1989
HANK JONES Hank Jones/Satoru Oda Quintet : Ginmaku, Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones/Satoru Oda Quintet : Ginmaku, Vol. 1
Bop 1991
HANK JONES Hank Jones with the Meridian String Quartet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones with the Meridian String Quartet
Bop 1991
HANK JONES Trio With Mads Vinding & Al Foster album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trio With Mads Vinding & Al Foster
Bop 1991
HANK JONES Hank Jones/Satoru Oda Quintet : Ginmaku, Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones/Satoru Oda Quintet : Ginmaku, Vol. 2
Bop 1991
HANK JONES Hank Jones / Satoru Oda Quintet : The Hi Fi Jazz Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones / Satoru Oda Quintet : The Hi Fi Jazz Recordings
Bop 1992
HANK JONES A Handful of Keys: The Music of Thomas 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Handful of Keys: The Music of Thomas "Fats" Waller
Bop 1992
HANK JONES Moods Unlimited album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Moods Unlimited
Bop 1993
HANK JONES Hank Jones-Satoru Oda Great Jazz Quintet :  Standard Jazz for Lovers Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones-Satoru Oda Great Jazz Quintet : Standard Jazz for Lovers Vol. 1
Bop 1993
HANK JONES Hank Jones-Satoru Oda Great Jazz Quintet :  Standard Jazz for Lovers Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones-Satoru Oda Great Jazz Quintet : Standard Jazz for Lovers Vol. 2
Bop 1993
HANK JONES Hank Jones-Satoru Oda Great Jazz Quintet :  Standard Jazz for Lovers Vol. 3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones-Satoru Oda Great Jazz Quintet : Standard Jazz for Lovers Vol. 3
Bop 1994
HANK JONES Great Jazz Quintet - Standard Jazz For Lovers, Vol. 4: Days Of Wine And Roses album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Great Jazz Quintet - Standard Jazz For Lovers, Vol. 4: Days Of Wine And Roses
Bop 1994
HANK JONES Upon Reflection: The Music of Thad Jones album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Upon Reflection: The Music of Thad Jones
Bop 1994
HANK JONES Hank Jones Meets Cheick-Tidiane Seck The And Mandinkas : Sarala album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones Meets Cheick-Tidiane Seck The And Mandinkas : Sarala
African Fusion 1995
HANK JONES Trumpet Workshop album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trumpet Workshop
Bop 2004
HANK JONES For My Father album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
For My Father
Bop 2005
HANK JONES Solo Piano: My Funny Valentine album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Solo Piano: My Funny Valentine
Bop 2005
HANK JONES West of 5th album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
West of 5th
Bop 2006
HANK JONES 'Round Midnight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
'Round Midnight
Bop 2006
HANK JONES Hank Jones with Frank Wess : Hank and Frank album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones with Frank Wess : Hank and Frank
Swing 2006
HANK JONES Hank Jones, Frank Wess : Hank and Frank II album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones, Frank Wess : Hank and Frank II
Swing 2009
HANK JONES Hank Jones / The Great Jazz Trio : Last Recording album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones / The Great Jazz Trio : Last Recording
Bop 2010
HANK JONES The Memorial - Unpublished Anthology album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Memorial - Unpublished Anthology
Bop 2010

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HANK JONES live albums

HANK JONES Hank Jones / George Duvivier / Shelly Manne ‎: Easy To Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones / George Duvivier / Shelly Manne ‎: Easy To Love
Bop 1979
HANK JONES In Japan (aka Trio 1979) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Japan (aka Trio 1979)
Bop 1980
HANK JONES Hank Jones + Tommy Flanagan On Two Concert Grand Pianos : I'm All Smiles album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones + Tommy Flanagan On Two Concert Grand Pianos : I'm All Smiles
Bop 1984
HANK JONES Live at Maybeck Recital Hall, Volume Sixteen album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Maybeck Recital Hall, Volume Sixteen
Bop 1992
HANK JONES Favors album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Favors
Bop 1997
HANK JONES Jazz na Hradě album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz na Hradě
Bop 2009
HANK JONES Jam At Basie Featuring Hank Jones album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jam At Basie Featuring Hank Jones
Bop 2010
HANK JONES Trio 1979 Discoveries album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trio 1979 Discoveries
Bop 2010
HANK JONES In Copenhagen : Live At Jazzhus Slukefter 1983 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Copenhagen : Live At Jazzhus Slukefter 1983
Bop 2018
HANK JONES Live at Jazzhus Slukefter vol.2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Jazzhus Slukefter vol.2
Hard Bop 2020

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HANK JONES re-issues & compilations

HANK JONES The Oracle album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
The Oracle
Bop 1990
HANK JONES Master Class album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Master Class
Bop 1997
HANK JONES The Touch album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Touch
Bop 2002
HANK JONES Hank Jones Solo And Trio : Satin Doll album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones Solo And Trio : Satin Doll
Bop 2003
HANK JONES The Talented Touch / Porgy and Bess album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Talented Touch / Porgy and Bess
Bop 2004
HANK JONES Hank Jones & Tyree Glenn : Quintet & Sextet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones & Tyree Glenn : Quintet & Sextet
Bop 2004
HANK JONES Hank Jones Great Jazz Trio, The Greatest Hits Of Standards Vol.1: Prelude To A Kiss album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hank Jones Great Jazz Trio, The Greatest Hits Of Standards Vol.1: Prelude To A Kiss
Bop 2007
HANK JONES The Greatest Hits Of Standards Vol.2 : Stardust album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Greatest Hits Of Standards Vol.2 : Stardust
Bop 2007
HANK JONES The Greatest Hits Of Standards Vol.3 : My Funny Valentine album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Greatest Hits Of Standards Vol.3 : My Funny Valentine
Bop 2007
HANK JONES Une Anthologie 1947-1956 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Une Anthologie 1947-1956
Bop 2008
HANK JONES Complete Original Trio Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Complete Original Trio Recordings
Bop 2008

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snobb wrote:
more than 2 years ago
"The Oracle" was originally released as Billy Higgins' album "Interface" in 1989. Any reissue of previously released material is placed under "compilation".
idlero wrote:
more than 2 years ago
'The Oracle' might be labeled as boxset/compilation by mistake?

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