Thad Jones

Thaddeus Joseph Jones

Also known as Т. Джонс, Fabulous Thad Jones, The, Jones, T Jones, T. Džons, T. Johns, T. Jones, Th. Jones, Thad Gores, Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra, Thad, Jones, Thaddeus J. Jones, Thaddeus Jones, Thadeus J. Jones, Thed Jones
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Discography of Thad Jones:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Greetings And Salutations 5 Audio 1975 Four Leaf Records
2 Hear, O Israel - A Prayer Ceremony In Jazz 9 Audio 2008-05-15 Jonny Records
3 Hear, O Israel - A Prayer Ceremony In Jazz 9 Audio 2008 Jonny Records
4 Jazz Collaborations, Vol. I 4 Audio 1955 Debut Records
5 Thad Jones, Mel Lewis & UMO 8 Audio 1978 RCA Victor
6 Untitled 5 Audio 1981 Phoenix 10
7 A Good Time Was Had By All 6 Audio 1979 Metronome
8 By Jones, I Think We've Got It 6 Audio 1978 Metronome
9 The Fabulous Thad Jones 6 Audio 1954 Debut Records
10 The Magnificent Thad Jones 7 Audio 2007-09-18
11 Eclipse 8 Audio 1980
12 Group Therapy 7 Audio 1976 DJM Records (2)
13 Live At The Village Vanguard 6 Audio 1975
14 Pilares Del Jazz Moderno 8 Audio Opus Jazz
15 Stitt Goes Latin 8 Audio 1989
16 Thad And Aura 8 Audio 1977 Four Leaf Records
17 It Only Happens Every Time 8 Audio 1978 Inner City Records
18 Detroit-New York Junction 5 Audio 1999-08-25
19 I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 64 6 Audio Curcio
20 A Tribute To Monk And Bird 6 Audio 1978 Tomato
21 Thad Jones, Mel Lewis & UMO 8 Audio 1978 RCA Victor
22 New Life (Dedicated To Max Gordon) 7 Audio 1976
23 Live In Tokyo 4 Audio 2005-12-21 Columbia Music Entertainment
24 Touche 6 Audio 1965
25 Motor City Scene 4 Audio 1959 La Voix De Son Maître
26 Thad Jones / Mel Lewis 15 Audio 1979 Blue Note
27 Thad Jones / Mel Lewis 15 Audio 1975 Blue Note
28 The Magnificent Thad Jones 5 Audio 2010-09-00
29 The Fabulous Thad Jones 10 Audio 1972
30 The Big Band Sound Of 9 Audio 1968 Solid State Records (2)
31 The Magnificent Thad Jones 7 Audio 1987 Blue Note
32 The Magnificent Thad Jones 7 Audio 1995
33 It Only Happens Every Time 8 Audio 1978-09-00 EMI
34 Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing 2 Audio 1974 Philadelphia International Records
35 Live In Munich 5 Audio 1977
36 New Life (Dedicated To Max Gordon) 7 Audio 1976
37 Motor City Scene 4 Audio 1959 United Artists Records
38 Motor City Scene 4 Audio 1959 United Artists Records
39 Motor City Scene 4 Audio 1973 King Records
40 Live In Munich 5 Audio 1977
41 Presenting 7 Audio 1975
42 Presenting 7 Audio 1966 Solid State Records (2)
43 Mad Thad 6 Audio 1989
44 Live At The Village Vanguard 6 Audio 1967
45 The Fabulous Thad Jones 10 Audio 1962 Fantasy
46 The Fabulous Thad Jones 10 Audio 1962 Fantasy
47 Thad Jones 10 Audio 1956 Debut Records
48 Detroit-New York Junction 5 Audio 2012-04-25 Blue Note
49 Detroit-New York Junction 5 Audio 1997 Blue Note
50 Thad Jones/Mel Lewis And Manuel De Sica 8 Audio 1976 Pausa Records


American trumpeter, cornetist, french horn player, composer, and arranger.

Born March 28, 1923, in Pontiac, Michigan, USA; died of cancer on August, 21, 1986, in Copenhagen, Denmark.

His elder brother is pianist [a=Hank Jones], and his young brother is drummer [a=Elvin Jones].

He performed in Arcadia Club Band at age sixteen; 1941 performed in Connie Connell's band; served in U.S. Army 1943-1946; worked with the band of Charles Young (circa 1946-1948); led own quintet in Detroit; worked in the bands of [a683569] and Jimmy Taylor; performed at Blue Bird Inn, Detroit 1952-1954; joined the Count Basie Band in 1954 and performed with [a453852]; left the Basie Band and in 1963 worked briefly as a CBS staff arranger; co-led [a999862] 1965-1978; led the Danish Radio Orchestra and taught at the Royal Conservatory; 1980 taught Jazz Seminar in Barcelona, Spain; rejoined the Basie Band in 1985.


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