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Samuel "Sam (bassist)" Jones
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Birth: Nov. 12, 1924
Jacksonville
Duval County
Florida, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1981
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Jazz bassist. Sam Jones was born in Jacksonville, FL and moved to New York city in 1955. There, played with Bobby Timmons, Tiny Bradshaw, Les Jazz Modes, Kenny Dorham, Illinois Jacquet, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie (195859) and Thelonious Monk. He is likely best known for his work with Cannonball Adderley (195965), but 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. Jones wrote the jazz standards "Del Sasser" and "Unit 7" while working with Adderley. Other compositions include "Blue Funk", "O.P.", and "Cannon's Theme".

 
 
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Created by: Steven Laird
Record added: Nov 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100138163
Samuel Sam (bassist) Jones
Added by: Steven Laird
 
 
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