Thad Jones

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Birthday
28, 1923
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Aug 21, 1986 (63)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
28, 1923
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Aug 21, 1986 (63)

About

Prolific composer, active jazz trumpeter, and music teacher at the Royal Danish Conservatory.

Before Fame

He started playing professionally when he was sixteen and was self-taught.

Trivia

He performed in many big bands, including one he founded called Eclipse.

Family Life

At the time of his death, he had two daughters and a son with his wife Lis Jones.

Associated With

His brother is drummer Elvin Jones.