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Jonah Jones (II) (1908–2000)

Jonah Jones was born on December 31, 1908 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Robert Elliott Jones. He was a composer, known for An Evening with Fred Astaire (1958), The Spitball Story (1997) and Texas Tenor: The Illinois Jacquet Story (1992). He died on April 30, 2000 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1958 An Evening with Fred Astaire (TV Special)
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 1955 Show Time at the Apollo (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Jazz Time ... (performer: "I Can't Give You Anything but Love")
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 1999 Jonah and the Wail (Documentary)
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 1997 The Spitball Story (Documentary short)
 1992 Texas Tenor: The Illinois Jacquet Story (Documentary)
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 1962-1964 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Trumpeter / Himself - Jazz Trumpeter
- Episode #3.138 (1964) ... Himself - Trumpeter
- Episode #3.134 (1964) ... Himself - Trumpeter
- Episode dated 12 February 1963 (1963) ... Himself - Jazz Trumpeter
- Episode #1.116 (1962) ... Himself - Trumpeter
 1963-1964 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself - Guest / Himself
- Episode #3.10 (1964) ... Himself
- Episode #2.148 (1963) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode #2.59 (1963) ... Himself - Guest
 1963 Arthur Godfrey and the Sounds of New York (TV Movie)
Himself - Leader, Jonah Jones Quartet (uncredited)
 1959 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
Himself - Performer
- The 1st Annual Grammy Awards (1959) ... Himself - Performer
 1959 Another Evening with Fred Astaire (TV Special)
Jonah Jones Quartet (uncredited)
 1958 An Evening with Fred Astaire (TV Special)
Himself
 1955 Show Time at the Apollo (TV Series)
Himself - Trumpet Player
- Jazz Time ... Himself - Trumpet Player
 1949 Adventures in Jazz (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.13 (1949) ... Himself
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 2012 How Playboy Changed the World (TV Movie documentary)
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Jazz trumpeter See more »

Nickname:

King Louis II

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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