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Rodney Jones

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An underrated cool-toned guitarist who sounds at his best in straight-ahead settings, Rodney Jones had his highest visibility during his period with Dizzy Gillespie (1976-1979), when he was in his early twenties. Jones had previously worked with Jaki Byard and recorded with Chico Hamilton, and he would follow the association with Gillespie by working for a time as Lena Hornes accompanist. As a leader, Jones has recorded for Timeless (in 1978 and 1981), the RR label, and in the late 80s for Minor Music.

Tracks

Ain't No Sunshine

103

One Turnip Green

17

Soup Bone

14

Groove Bone, Part 2 (Interlude)

14

Groove Bone, Part 1

13

Mobius 3

12

Soul Eyes

11

Soul Makossa Wake Up Call (Interlude)

7

Soul Manifesto Roll Call (Interlude)

4