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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 Stardust Memories (1980), We Shall Return (1963) and Independent Lens (1999). 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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Stardust Memories Music Department
We Shall Return Music Department
Independent Lens Music Department


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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)
 1967 The Deadly Affair (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1963 We Shall Return (musician)
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 1950 Improvisation (Short)
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 2004 Sex and the City (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Out of the Frying Pan (2004) ... (performer: "Ruby, My Dear" - uncredited)
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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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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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