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    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 Hank Jones, and his young brother is drummer 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 ...more

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