Connie Jones

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Conrad R. "Connie" Jones III (March 22, 1934 – February 13, 2019) was an American jazz trumpeter and cornetist. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.[1] Before starting his own group, Jones played in the bands of Billy Maxted and Santo Pecora. In 2008, Jones recorded the album Creole Nocturne with pianist Tom McDermott.

He worked in The Today Show, The Tonight Show, and The Mike Douglas Show.[2] He retired 2016.

Jones died on February 13, 2019 in his sleep at his New Orleans home from heart failure, aged 84.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Connie Jones- True to his City". The Syncopated Times. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  2. "Guest Profile: Connie Jones". Riverwalk Jazz. Retrieved 5 April 2011.
  3. TO TISHOMINGO: A FEW WORDS FOR CONNIE JONES