Jonah Jones

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Birthday
31, 1909
Birthplace
Louisville, KY
Death Date
Apr 29, 2000 (90)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1909
Birthplace
Louisville, KY
Death Date
Apr 29, 2000 (90)

About

Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame member and Grammy Award winner.

Before Fame

He played on riverboats on the Mississippi River in the 1920s.

Trivia

He started his own quartet in the 1950s, which became well-known for its rendition of "On The Street Where You Live."

Family Life

He was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky.

Associated With

He appeared in the orchestra pit during the opera Porgy and Bess, which starred Cab Calloway.