Booker T. Jones

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Booker T. Jones
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Background information
Born (1944-11-12) November 12, 1944 (age 74)
Memphis, Tennessee, US
GenresR&B, instrumental rock, soul, electric blues
OccupationsMusician, songwriter, producer
InstrumentsHammond organ, piano, oboe, keyboards, saxophone, vocals, trombone, guitar, bass guitar
Years active1961–present
LabelsAtlantic, Stax, Anti-
Associated actsBooker T. & the MGs, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Stephen Stills, Otis Redding, Drive By Truckers, The Mar-Keys, Rancid
Notable instruments
Hammond organ

Booker T. Jones (born November 12, 1944) is an American musician, songwriter, record producer and arranger. He is famous as the leader of the band Booker T. & the M.G.'s. He has also worked in recording studios with some of the highest regarded musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries, and in 2007 was given a Grammy Award for a lifetime of good work.[1]

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  1. "BBC News: Entertainment: The Doors celebrate Grammy honour". BBC. 2007-02-11. Retrieved 2011-02-19.

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