Welshman Dill Jones followed Shearing and McPartland to USA and though he never became as recognisable a figure as either of them, he certainly found himself gainfully employed throughout the 1970s and 80s often with the by now out-of-fashion swing musicians. Johnny Mince (cl), Vic Dickenson (tb), Billy Butterfield (tp) are all featured in this version of a Gershwin standard. Jones plays a solo from 5 minutes in which demonstrates his unique and elliptical approach to mainstream piano playing. Recorded at a 1983 festival, both Jones and Dickenson passed away the following year.
Dill Jones (1923 – 1984)
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