Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States (1909 – 2000)
Born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1909, trumpet player Jonah Jones turned professional at the age of 17. After working in many bands, he formed his own quartet in 1955. He made a string of successful albums with Capitol in the late fifties. After that he rarely recorded again, but continued playing until his death in 2000.
Don't want to see ads? Subscribe now