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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 Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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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)
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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)
Himself
 2004 Improvisation
Himself
 2003 Artie Shaw: Quest for Perfection (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1996 Detour Ahead: An Afternoon with Herb Ellis (Video documentary)
Himself
 1994 A Great Day in Harlem (Documentary)
Himself
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

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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Trivia:

He was awarded the 2008 American National Medal of the Arts by President George W. Bush in Washington, DC, for his services to jazz music. See more »

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