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コニー・ジョーンズ 氏Connie Jones

ジャズトランペット奏者[アメリカ]

2019年 2月13日 死去享年86歳

Conrad Rodman "Connie" Jones III (1934 - February 13, 2019 ) was an American jazz trumpeter and cornetist from New Orleans.
Jones started playing the bugle while in military school, and later changed to trumpet at age 10. His first professional band was the Basin Street Six, a traditional New Orleans jazz group led by him and Pete Fountain. Fountain became Jones' long-time friend and collaborator.
Before starting his own group, Jones played in the bands of Billy Maxted and Santo Pecora. He was also in Jack Teagarden's group when Teagarden died in 1964. As a bandleader he played in the Blue Angel nightclub and later aboard the Mississippi steamboat Delta Queen. In 2008, Jones recorded the album Creole Nocturne with pianist Tom McDermott. and "If Dreams Come True" in 2011 with clarinetist Tim Laughlin.
Among his many television credits are The Today Show, The Tonight Show, and The Mike Douglas Show. He was featured at venues worldwide, including The New Orleans Jazz and Herit... (Wikipedia英語版より)