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Jones, Isham (1894 - 1956), bandleader, composer, pianist

Wayne Schneider

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Coalton, OH, 31 Jan 1894; d Hollywood, FL, 19 Oct 1956). American bandleader, composer, and pianist. He studied piano and saxophone in Chicago, then led and played with various bands in Chicago and Michigan. By the mid-1920s his band had achieved considerable success; it soon traveled to New York, played in London, and toured the USA (1924–5). From 1926 to 1936 it toured extensively and recorded

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