Jimmy Rowles

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Birthday
19, 1918
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
May 28, 1996 (77)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
19, 1918
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
May 28, 1996 (77)

About

Ella Fitzgerald's accompanist in the 1980s, playing with her on her last collaboration with Nelson Riddle.

Before Fame

He played behind Billie Holiday and Peggy Lee during the 1950s and 1960s.

Trivia

His music was used on the 1969-1971 animated series The Ant and the Aardvark from DePatie-Freleng Enterprises.

Family Life

His daughter Stacy Rowles mastered the flugelhorn.

Associated With

His recorded interviews were used for Jazz, Ken Burns' 2001 PBS documentary series.

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