"Passing Time": Hank Jones, 1918-2010
Hank Jones, jazz pianist who started performing at age 13 in Pontiac, Michigan.
Hank Jones, brother of drummer Elvin Jones and trumpeter Thad Jones.
Hank Jones, who turned down offers to join the bands of Charile "Bird" Parker and then Miles Davis, because he didn't think he was good enough.
Hank Jones, who accompanied Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Cannonball Adderley and nearly every great jazz performer in the '40s and '50s.
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Hank Jones, who believed in bebop before most, who played at his own 90th birthday at the Hollywood Bowl, who always swung with the times and never lost his swing.
(See NY Times obit here.)
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