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Hank Jones (II) (1918–2010)

Hank Jones was born on July 31, 1918 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA as Henry William Jones Jr. He is known for his work on A Great Day in Harlem (1994), Stardust Memories (1980) and The 51st Annual Grammy Awards (2009). He was married to Theodosia. He died on May 16, 2010 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2007 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (musician - 1 episode)
- Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life (2007) ... (musician: piano)
 1980 Stardust Memories (featured musician: Jazz Heaven Orchestra)
 1966 The Deadly Affair (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1963 We Shall Return (musician)
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 1950 Improvisation (Short)
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 2009 The 51st Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Honoree
 2007 Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037 (Documentary)
 2004 Improvisation
 2003 Artie Shaw: Quest for Perfection (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 Detour Ahead: An Afternoon with Herb Ellis (Video documentary)
 1994 A Great Day in Harlem (Documentary)
 1959 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series)
Himself - Jazz Pianist
- Salute to Jazz (1959) ... Himself - Jazz Pianist
 1957 Benny Goodman Orchestra (TV Movie)
Himself - Piano

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He was the music director and onstage pianist for "Ain't Misbehavin'", the Broadway show featuring the music of Fats Waller.

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Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 2000. See more »

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