Note(s)Sam Jones (1924-1981), an influential American jazz cellist, was also a double bass player and composer. After leading a bop band that featured Blue Mitchell, he also performed with Cannonball Adderley, Paul Williams, and Tiny Bradshaw in the 1940s. He moved to New York in the 1950s and played with leading bop musicians Kenny Dorham, Charlie Rouse, Julius Watkins, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, and Thelonious Monk. In 1960, he began recording under his own name, and went on to serve as the house bassist for numerous Riverside and Blue Note recordings, including sessions with Chet Baker, Bud Powell, Art Taylor, and Duke Ellington. Author of the jazz standard Del Sasser, Jones played, wrote compositions, and appeared on television with Adderley throughout the 1960s and continued touring worldwide in the 1970s.
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