Sam Jones (músico)

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Samuel Jones (12 de noviembre de 1924 – 15 de diciembre de 1981) era un contrabajista y compositor de jazz.[1]

Carrera[editar]

Sam Jones nació en Jacksonville, FL y se trasladó en 1955 a Nueva York. Allí toca con Bobby Timmons, Tiny Bradshaw, Les Jazz Modes, Kenny Dorham, Illinois Jacquet, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie (1958–59) y Thelonious Monk. Es probablemente más conocido por su trabajo con Cannonball Adderley (1959–65). También trabajó varios años con Oscar Peterson (1966-1970) y con Cedar Walton y graba con Bill Evans en los años 50. Su carrera trascurre principalmente alrededor de la escena de jazz de Nueva York.[2]​ Jones escribió los estándares de jazz "Del Sasser" y "Unidad 7" mientras trabajaba con Adderley. Otras de sus composiciones conocidas son: "Blue Funk", "O.P." y "Seven Minds".

Discografía[editar]

Como líder[editar]

  • 1960: The Soul Society (Riverside)
  • 1961: The Chant (Riverside)
  • 1962: Down Home (Riverside)
  • 1974: Seven Minds (East Wind)[3]
  • 1976: Cello Again (Xanadu)
  • 1976: Double Bass (SteepleChase) with Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen
  • 1977: Changes & Things (Xanadu)
  • 1977: Something In Common (Muse)
  • 1978: Visitation (SteepleChase)
  • 1978: The Bassists (Discovery) - with Keith Copeland, Kenny Barron
  • 1978: Something New - 12 Piece Band (Interplay)
  • 1988: Right Down Front: The Riverside Collection (Original Jazz Classics)

Como sideman[editar]

Con Cannonball Adderley

  • Somethin' Else (1958; Blue Note)
  • Portrait of Cannonball by Cannonball Adderley (1959; Riverside)
  • The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco (1959; Riverside)
  • Them Dirty Blues by Cannonball Adderley (1960; Riverside)
  • The Cannonball Adderley Quintet at the Lighthouse (1960; Riverside)
  • African Waltz (1961; Riverside)
  • The Cannonball Adderley Quintet Plus (1961; Riverside)
  • Nancy Wilson and Cannonball Adderley (1961; Riverside)
  • The Cannonball Adderley Sextet in New York (1962; Riverside)
  • Cannonball in Europe! (1962; Riverside)
  • Jazz Workshop Revisited (1962; Riverside)
  • Autumn Leaves (1963; Riverside [Japan])
  • Nippon Soul (1963; Riverside)
  • Cannonball Adderley Live! (1964)
  • Live Session! (1964)
  • Cannonball Adderley's Fiddler on the Roof (1964)
  • Phenix (1975, Fantasy)

Con Nat Adderley

  • To the Ivy League from Nat (1956; EmArcy)
  • Work Song (1960; Riverside)
  • In the Bag (1962; Jazzland)

Con Gene Ammons

  • Jug & Dodo (Prestige, 1962 [1972]) - with Dodo Marmarosa
  • God Bless Jug and Sonny (Prestige, 1973 [2001]) - with Sonny Stitt
  • Left Bank Encores (Prestige, 1973 [2001]) - with Sonny Stitt
  • Together Again for the Last Time (Prestige, 1973 [1976]) - with Sonny Stitt
  • Goodbye (Prestige, 1974)

Con Chet Baker

  • It Could Happen to You (1958)

Con Tina Brooks

  • True Blue (1960; Blue Note)

Con Kenny Burrell

  • Blue Lights Volume 1 (1958; Blue Note)
  • Blue Lights Volume 2 (1958; Blue Note)

Con Donald Byrd

  • Byrd in Hand (1959; Blue Note)

Con James Clay

  • The Sound of the Wide Open Spaces!!!! (Riverside, 1960) - with David "Fathead" Newman
  • A Double Dose of Soul (Riverside, 1960)

Con Arnett Cobb

  • More Party Time (Prestige, 1960)
  • Movin' Right Along (Prestige, 1960)

Con Al Cohn

  • Al Cohn's America (Xanadu, 1976)
  • True Blue (Xanadu, 1976) - with Dexter Gordon
  • Silver Blue (Xanadu, 1976) - with Dexter Gordon

Con George Coleman

  • Amsterdam After Dark (Timeless, 1979)

Con Walter Davis Jr.

  • Davis Cup (1959; Blue Note)

Con Lou Donaldson

  • The Time is Right (1959; Blue Note)
  • Sunny Side Up (1960; Blue Note)
  • Blowing in the Wind (1966; Cadet)
  • Lou Donaldson At His Best (1966; Cadet)

Con Kenny Dorham

  • 'Round About Midnight at the Cafe Bohemia (1956; Blue Note)

Con Kenny Drew

  • Undercurrent (1960; Blue Note)

Con Ted Dunbar

  • Opening Remarks (Xanadu, 1978)

Con Bill Evans

  • Everybody Digs Bill Evans (1958; Riverside)

Con Art Farmer

  • Homecoming (Mainstream, 1971)
  • Yesterday's Thoughts (East Wind, 1975)
  • To Duke with Love (East Wind, 1975)
  • The Summer Knows (East Wind, 1976)
  • Art Farmer Quintet at Boomers (East Wind, 1976)

Con Red Garland

  • The Red Garland Trio + Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (Moodsville, 1959) - with Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
  • Halleloo-Y'-All (Prestige, 1960)
  • Red's Good Groove (Jazzland, 1962)

Con Terry Gibbs

  • Take It from Me (Impulse!, 1964)
  • Bopstacle Course (Xanadu, 1974)

Con Dizzy Gillespie

  • The Ebullient Mr. Gillespie (Verve, 1959)
  • Have Trumpet, Will Excite! (Verve, 1959)

Con Paul Gonsalves

  • Gettin' Together (1960; Jazzland)

Con Dexter Gordon

  • The Jumpin' Blues (Prestige, 1970)
  • Biting the Apple (SteepleChase, 1977)

Con Grant Green

  • Gooden's Corner (1961; Blue Note)

Con Barry Harris

  • Barry Harris at the Jazz Workshop (Riverside, 1960)
  • Live in Tokyo (Xanadu, 1976)

Con Louis Hayes

  • Louis Hayes (Vee-Jay, 1960)

Con Jimmy Heath

  • The Time and the Place (Landmark, 1974 [1994])
  • Picture of Heath (Xanadu, 1975)

Con Johnny Hodges

  • Blue Hodge (Verve, 1961)

Con John Lee Hooker

  • That's My Story (Riverside, 1960)

Con Freddie Hubbard

  • Open Sesame (Blue Note, 1960)

Con Fred Jackson

  • Hootin' 'n Tootin' (Blue Note, 1962)

Con Willis Jackson

  • More Gravy (Prestige, 1963)

Con Hank Jones

  • Groovin' High (Muse, 1978)

Con Philly Joe Jones

  • Drums Around the World (Riverside, 1959)

Con Clifford Jordan

  • Glass Bead Games (Strata-East, 1974)
  • Half Note (SteepleChase, 1974 [1985])
  • Night of the Mark VII (Muse, 1975)
  • On Stage Vol. 1 (SteepleChase, 1975 [1977])
  • On Stage Vol. 2 (SteepleChase, 1975 [1978])
  • On Stage Vol. 3 (SteepleChase, 1975 [1979])
  • Firm Roots (Steeplechase, 1975)
  • The Highest Mountain (Steeplechase, 1975)

Con Duke Jordan

  • Misty Thursday (SteepleChase, 1975 [1976])
  • Duke's Delight (SteepleChase, 1975 [1976])
  • Lover Man (SteepleChase, 1975 [1979])

Con Wynton Kelly

  • Wynton Kelly! (Vee Jay, 1961)

With Harold Land

  • West Coast Blues! (Jazzland, 1960)

Con Yusef Lateef

  • The Gentle Giant (Atlantic, 1971)
  • Part of the Search (Atlantic, 1973)

Con Abbey Lincoln

  • It's Magic (Riverside, 1958)
  • Abbey Is Blue (Riverside, 1959)

Con Johnny Lytle

  • Nice and Easy (Jazzland, 1962)

Con Warne Marsh

  • How Deep, How High

Con Jack McDuff

  • The Heatin' System (Cadet, 1971)

Con Ken McIntyre

Con Charles McPherson

  • Siku Ya Bibi (Day of the Lady) (Mainstream, 1972)
  • Beautiful! (Xanadu, 1975)
  • Live in Tokyo (Xanadu, 1976)

Con Billy Mitchell

  • The Colossus Of Detroit (Xanadu, 1978)

Con Blue Mitchell

  • Blue's Moods (1960; Riverside)
  • A Sure Thing (1962; Riverside)

Con Thelonious Monk

  • At Town Hall (1959; Riverside)
  • 5 by Monk by 5 (1959; Riverside)

Con Wes Montgomery

  • Movin' Along (1960)
  • Bags Meets Wes! (1962; Riverside) - with Milt Jackson

Con Phineas Newborn, Jr.

  • A World of Piano! (Contemporary, 1962)
  • The Great Jazz Piano of Phineas Newborn Jr. (Contemporary, 1963)

Con Horace Parlan

  • Movin' & Groovin' (1960; Blue Note)

Con Cecil Payne y Duke Jordan

  • Brooklyn Brothers (Muse, 1973)

Con Oscar Peterson

  • Blues Etude (1966; Limelight)
  • Soul Espanol (1966; Limelight)
  • The Way I Really Play (1968; MPS)
  • Mellow Mood (1968; MPS)
  • Travelin' On (1968; MPS)
  • Hello Herbie (1969; MPS)
  • Tristeza on Piano (1970; MPS)

Con Bud Powell

  • Time Waits (1958; Blue Note)

Con Julian Priester

  • Keep Swingin' (Riverside, 1960)
  • Spiritsville (Jazzland, 1960)

Con Jimmy Raney

  • The Influence (Xanadu, 1975)
  • Live in Tokyo (Xanadu, 1976)

Con Sonny Red

  • Out of the Blue (1960; Blue Note)

Con Dizzy Reece y Ted Curson

  • Blowin' Away (Interplay, 1978)

Con Sonny Stitt

  • Tune-Up! (Cobblestone, 1972)
  • Constellation (Cobblestone, 1972)
  • 12! (Muse, 1972)

Con Idrees Sulieman

  • Now Is the Time (SteepleChase, 1976)

Con Clark Terry

  • In Orbit (1958; Riverside)
  • Top and Bottom Brass (Riverside, 1959)

Con Teri Thornton

  • Devil May Care (Riverside, 1961)

Con Bobby Timmons

  • This Here is Bobby Timmons (1960; Riverside)
  • Soul Time (1960; Riverside)
  • Easy Does It (1961; Riverside)
  • Sweet and Soulful Sounds (1962; Riverside)
  • Born to Be Blue! (1963; Riverside)
  • From the Bottom (1964; Riverside)
  • Workin' Out! (1964; Riverside)

Con Harold Vick

  • Don't Look Back (Strata-East, 1974)

Con Cedar Walton

  • A Night At Boomers, Vol. 1 (Muse, 1973)
  • A Night At Boomers, Vol. 2 (Muse, 1973)
  • Firm Roots (Muse, 1974 [1976])
  • Pit Inn (East Wind, 1974)
  • Eastern Rebellion (Timeless, 1976) with George Coleman & Billy Higgins
  • The Pentagon (East Wind, 1976)
  • Eastern Rebellion 2 (Timeless, 1977) with Bob Berg & Billy Higgins
  • First Set (SteepleChase, 1977)
  • Second Set (SteepleChase, 1977)
  • Third Set (SteepleChase, 1977)
  • Eastern Rebellion 3 (Timeless, 1980) with Curtis Fuller, Bob Berg & Billy Higgins

Con Roosevelt Wardell

  • The Revelation (Prestige, 1960)

Con Ben Webster

Con Joe Zawinul

  • Money in the Pocket (Atlantic, 1967)

Con Rein de Graaff

  • New York Jazz (Timeless Records,1979) - with Louis Hayes

Referencias[editar]

  1. Lawrence Koch and Barry Kernfeld. Jones, Sam, Grove Music Online, ed. L. Macy (consultado el June 3 de 2015), grovemusic.com (acceso con suscripcion).
  2. «Down Beat Profile». Downbeat.com. 16 de junio de 2011. Archivado desde el original el 16 de junio de 2011. Consultado el 25 de junio de 2012. 
  3. Dryden, Ken. «Allmusic review». Allmusic.com. Consultado el 25 de junio de 2012.