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 Clarence M. Jones

Clarence M. Jones

Birth
Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, USA
Death 1 Jun 1949 (aged 59)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 4a, Row D, Lot 29
Memorial ID 22744 · View Source
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Musician. Born in 1889, he was a pioneer Chicago jazz pianist in the 1920s. His band The Blue Five which included Louis Armstrong, accompanied Monette Moore and Laura Smith, among other blues singers. He also headed the Wonder Orchestra at the Owl Theater and his solo piano variation "Hula Lou," was a popular stage novelty. As a songwriter, he wrote "The Dirty Dozen", "Daddy Blues", "Trot Along", "Thanks for the Lobster" and played on the Louis Armstrong hit, "Everybody Loves My Baby".

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 13 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22744
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clarence M. Jones (15 Aug 1889–1 Jun 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22744, citing Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .