Carmell Jones


Jay Hawk Talk

  • Release Date: 26 Dec 2000
  • OJCCD-1938-2

Trumpeter Carmell Jones (1936-1996) first gained fame on the Los Angeles jazz scene and spent more than a decade of his career in Europe; but he was a native of the Jayhawk State--Kansas City, Kansas, to be exact--and his melodically engaging, hard-swinging style is firmly grounded in the grand jazz tradition that was nurtured across the border in Kansas City, Missouri. The band Jones assembled for this 1965 date also proves how Midwest jazz verities became the music's common coin, as Philly'… MORE