Rusty Jones

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Jones in 2008

Isham Russell "Rusty" Jones II (April 13, 1942 – December 9, 2015), better known as Rusty Jones, was an American jazz drummer.[1] He was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, but was raised in Chicago, Illinois. Jones was known for performing with Marian McPartland and Stéphane Grappelli.

Jones died in Chicago, Illinois from cancer, aged 73.[2]

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  1. Publication: Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz Article: Information from interview with Rusty Jones conducted by webmaster Glen Bailia Date: July 4th 2001 Website:
  2. Chicago Tribune (10 December 2015). "Rusty Jones, jazz drummer, dies".

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