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Jones, Clarence M. (1889 - 1949), pianist, composer

Howard Rye

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 Wilmington, OH, 1889; d New York, 1 June 1949). American pianist and composer. Around 1900 he moved with his family to Cincinnati, where he played in local venues in his teens and studied at the conservatory of music. His first published composition, Lightening Rag, was issued by a local publisher in 1908. He settled in Chicago around 1911, and by 1916 he was operating a music studio

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