Booker T. Jones
|Booker T. Jones|
|Born||November 12, 1944
Memphis, Tennessee, US
|Genres||R&B, instrumental rock, soul, electric blues|
|Occupations||Musician, songwriter, producer|
|Instruments||Hammond organ, piano, oboe, keyboards, saxophone, vocals, trombone, guitar, bass guitar|
|Labels||Atlantic, Stax, Anti-|
|Associated acts||Booker T. & the MGs, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Stephen Stills, Otis Redding, Drive By Truckers, The Mar-Keys, Rancid|
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.
Albums[change | change source]
- Green Onions (1962)
- I Want You (1981)
- Potato Hole (2009)
References[change | change source]
- "BBC News: Entertainment: The Doors celebrate Grammy honour". BBC. 2007-02-11. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/6351549.stm. Retrieved 2011-02-19.