Thad Jones

Thaddeus Joseph Jones (March 28, 1923 – August 20, 1986)[1] was an American jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader who has been called "one of the all-time greatest jazz trumpet soloists".[2]

Thad Jones
Thad Jones
Background information
Birth nameThaddeus Joseph Jones
Born(1923-03-28)March 28, 1923
Pontiac, Michigan, U.S.
DiedAugust 20, 1986(1986-08-20) (aged 63)
Copenhagen, Denmark
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, arranger, bandleader
InstrumentsTrumpet, cornet, flugelhorn
Years active1954-1986
LabelsA&M, Blue Note, Debut
Associated actsCount Basie, The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk