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Dill Jones discography...
Born in Newcastle Emlyn, South Wales in 1923 Dill Jones began playing when he was seven years old. He became a skilfull pianist who played jazz from 1942 to 1946 while serving in the Royal Navy. After world War II he studied at Trinity College of Music in London and began playing London gigs. He turned professional in 1947 joining Vic Lewis in 1948 then with Harry Parry 1949 - 1950 and Kathy Stobart also in 1950. During the 1950s he was associated with all the local bop based musicians - he had played in Tony Kinsey's Trio in 1953, played with Joe Harriott, and had also been a key member of the Tommy Whittle quintet from April 1954 until September 1956. He also gigged with Don Rendell, Ronnie Scott and Jimmy Skidmore as well as introducing jazz programmes for the BBC.
From 1959 - 1961 he led his own trio and also worked with the Bert Courtley Sextet but following a decade as one of London's busiest and most adaptable jazzmen Jones moved permanently to New York in October 1961, working with mainstream musicians such as Roy Eldridge, Max Kaminsky, Gene Krupa and Roy Eldridge, becoming a much respected member of the New York jazz community. He recorded with most of the top British jazz musicians as well as leading a few recording sessions under his own name. He returned to the UK for a visit in 1983 but died of throat cancer in 1984 at the age of sixty.
Dill Jones made few records in Britain under his own name. Perhaps his finest was the 1959 EP recorded by the enterprising Denis Preston at Lansdowne studios, Dill Jones Plus Four. Anyone lucky enough to own this record will hear not only Jones' urbane piano style on themes by Duke Jordan and Sonny Rollins, but also the lyrical eloquence of tenor saxophonist Duncan Lamont.

Dill did not recognise stylistic barriers but simply loved good jazz. His knowledge was such that he could play any style from stride piano to modern jazz. Although ultimately a minor figure in the British modern jazz scene he did make many recordings as a sideman and his individual style can be heard in many groups from the 1950s

He emigrated to the US in 1961 and continued to record until December 1983. His US recordings are not detailed on this website but David Griffiths has compiled a Dill Jones Discography that contains comprehensive details of all Dill's recorded work as well as a biography. It is published by gerard.bielderman@telfort.nl

Website: http://gerardsdiscos.jimdo.com/
Carlo Krahmer Chicagoans - January 11th, 1946 (Esquire)
Humphrey Lyttelton (tp), Bobby Mickleburgh (tb), Wally Fawkes (cl), Ernie Mansfield (ts), Dill Jones (p), Bill Bramwell (g), Bert Howard (b), Carlo Krahmer (d).
When The Saints/Fidgety Street/That Da-Da Strain/Royal Garden Blues/Bugle Call Rag/Humph Meets Trog/Sugar/Who's Sorry Now/Climax Stomp (parts 1 and 2>. (Other titles unissued)

Carlo Krahmer Chicagoans - January 11th, 1946 (Esquire)
Various groups played at this concert. Collective personnel: Humphrey Lyttelton (tp), Bobby Mickleburgh (tb), Wally Fawkes (cl), Ernie Mansfield (ts), Dill Jones, Gerry Moore (p), Bill Bramwell (g), Bert Howard (b), Carlo Krahmer (d).
Titles not listed, many were not issued.

Dill Jones - Late 1947 (Rainbow 10-1)
Dill Jones, Lennie Felix (p), Arthur Dodds (b), Roy Hartley (d).
Boogi Woogie Stomp/China Boy.

Dill Jones had a year or so with Vic Lewis and his Orchestra. Full recording details for all these sessions are available via the Vic Lewis link...
Vic Lewis and his Orchestra - November 26th, 1948 (Harlequin HQ3014*/DJM) - recording details: Vic Lewis
Vic Lewis and his Orchestra - December 3rd, 1948 (Harlequin HQ3013) - recording details: Vic Lewis
Vic Lewis and his Orchestra - early December, 1948 (DJM) - recording details: Vic Lewis
Vic Lewis and his Orchestra - January 7th, 1949 (Harlequin HQ3014) - recording details: Vic Lewis
Vic Lewis and his Orchestra - January 25th, 1949 (Parlophone) - recording details: Vic Lewis
Vic Lewis and his Orchestra - June, 1949 (Harlequin HQ3014, recorded in Hamburg) - recording details: Vic Lewis
Vic Lewis and his Orchestra - June, 1949 (Harlequin HQ3014/DJM*, concert, Hamburg) - recording details: Vic Lewis
Vic Lewis and his Orchestra - September, 1949 (probably from BBC broadcasts) - recording details: Vic Lewis

Harry Parry Sextet - October 26th, 1949 (Parlophone)
Pat Barnett (tp), Harry Roche (tb), Harry Parry (cl), Wally Rockett (as), Joe Temperley (ts), Dill Jones (p), Jack Fallon (b), Danny Craigie (d), Denny Piercy (bgo,cga).
I've Got You Under My Skin/Blue Acara.

Ronnie Scott Quintet - September 16th, 1952 (Esquire)
Ronnie Scott (ts), Pete King (ts), Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Tony Crombie (d).
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes#/Scott's Expedition^/Avalon#/Love Me Or Leave Me*.
(*Ember CD - Ronnie Scott Legacy)
(*Ember CD - The Best Of British Jazz featuring the stars of the British modern jazz scene from the 1950s and 1960s)

(#Hallmark CD - Basement Bop - British jazz in the 1950s)
(*#^Proper Records 4CD Box set - Ronnie Scott "Boppin' With Scott")

Dill Jones - March 14th, 1953 (Esquire)
Dill Jones (p).
Turnback/Blues For You/Dill's Blues/Right Now/Blues Ancient And Modern/I'm Always In The Mood For You/Please/Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now.

Tommy Whittle with the Tony Kinsey Trio - April 11th, 1953 (Esquire 20-028(1 take of each title))
Tommy Whittle (ts), Dill Jones (p), Stan Wasser (b), Tony Kinsey (d).
I'm Beginning To See The Light* (2 takes), I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me* (2 takes), Deep Purple* (2 takes), Waxing With Whittle** (3 takes).
(*Acrobat 6CD set - The Tony Kinsey Collection 1953 - 1961)

On Esquire LP 20-023, (titled Caribbean Suite), the eight movements of Graham's 'Caribbean Suite' are linked together by Dennis Preston's narration, which was dubbed on later. Recording details as below:
Kenny Graham's Afro-Cubists - October 23rd* and 27th, 1953 (*Esquire 20-023)
Jo Hunter (tp), Kenny Graham, Joe Temperley, Norman Fantham, Eddie Mordue (ts), Don Honeywell (bs), Dill Jones (p), Roy Plummer (g)*, Sammy Stokes (b), Phil Seamen (d), Judy Johnson (voc), + maracas.
Beguine*/Tempo Medio Lento*/Saga Boy*/Bongo Chant*/Mango Walk/Dance Of The Zombies/Wha' Happin' Sah?/Haitian Ritual.

Music In the Making - January 27th, 1954 (Vogue LDE051)
This is an interesting LP that includes the following personnel: Jo Hunter, Jimmy Deuchar (tp), Keith Christie (tb), Jimmy Skidmore, Ronnie Ross, Don Rendell (ts), Derek Smith, Ralph Dollimore, Dill Jones (p), Sammy Stokes, Johnny Hawksworth (b), Phil Seamen, Allan Ganley (d). Not all of the musicians play on every track. Full details.

Don Rendell (ts), Dill Jones (p), Sammy Stokes (b), Phil Seamen (d).
A Ghost Of a Chance*
Jimmy Deuchar (tp), Don Rendell (ts), Dill Jones (p), Johnny Hawksworth (b) Allan Ganley (d).
Coraline*
Keith Christie (tb), Don Rendell (ts), Derek Smith (p), Sammy Stokes (b), Phil Seamen (d).
I'm Beginning to See The Light*
Jo Hunter (tp), Jimmy Skidmore, Don Rendell (ts), Dill Jones (p), Sammy Stokes (b), Phil Seamen (d).
Presqe Cubain*
(*Jasmine CD - Music In the Making)

Jazz Today Unit - February 28th, 1954 (Esquire 32-005, EP44) (JMC8/JJ4)
Keith Christie (tb), Jimmy Skidmore (ts), Dill Jones (p), Jack Fallon (b), Allan Ganley (d).
I Can't Give You Anything But Love.

Jazz Today Unit - February 28th, 1954 (Esquire 32-005) (JJ4)
Dickie Hawdon (tp), Keith Christie (tb), Bruce Turner (as), Jimmy Skidmore (ts), Dill Jones (p), Jack Fallon (b), Allan Ganley (d).
I Can't Give You Anything But Love/Going To Minton's/I'm Beginning To See the Light.

Tommy Whittle with The Tony Kinsey Trio - NJF concert at the Festival Hall, London on February 28th, 1954 (Esquire 32-004(part), EP44) (JMC8/JJ4)
Tommy Whittle (ts), Dill Jones (p), Sammy Stokes (b), Tony Kinsey (d).
Zoot's Suite*/Deed I Do.
(*Acrobat 6CD set - The Tony Kinsey Collection 1953 - 1961)

Joe Harriott Quartet - February, 1954 (Melodisc EPM7-117) (JMC10)
Joe Harriott (as), Dill Jones (p), Jack Fallon (b), Phil Seamen (d).
Summertime*/April In Paris*/Cherokee*/Out Of Nowhere*.
(*Jasmine CD - Bop-In' Britain - Vol 2)
(*Giant Steps CD - Killer Joe: Birth Of A Legend)
(*Proper Box 4CD set - The Joe Harriott Story)


Annie Ross with The Tony Kinsey Trio - March 12th, 1954 (Esquire)
Annie Ross (vcl) acc. by Dill Jones (p), Sammy Stokes (b), Tony Kinsey (d).
The Beginning Of The End/Annie's Blue Gown.

Tommy Whittle with The Tony Kinsey Trio - March 12th, 1954 (Esquire)
Tommy Whittle (ts), Dill Jones (p), Sammy Stokes (b), Tony Kinsey (d).
Symphony*/Deed I Do*.
(*Acrobat 6CD set - The Tony Kinsey Collection 1953 - 1961)

April 7th, 1954 (Esquire 20-028)
Personnel as March 12th.
Zoot's Suite*/Frenesi*/I Can't Get Started*/Deed I Do*.
(*Acrobat 6CD set - The Tony Kinsey Collection 1953 - 1961)

Melody Maker's Modern Group - April 7th, 1954 (Esquire 20-030)
Kenny Baker (tp,flhrn), Jimmy Deuchar (tp,fhr), Bruce Turner (as), Tommy Whittle (ts), Vic Feldman (vib), Dill Jones (p), Sammy Stokes (b), Tony Kinsey (d).
If I Could Be With You (2 takes)/Young And Healthy (2 takes)/A Long K.B. Blues.

Tommy Whittle Quintet - August 17th, 1954 (Esquire EP37 one take of each title)
Tommy Whittle (ts), Harry Klein (bs), Dill Jones (p), Joe Muddel (b), Eddie Taylor (d).
Martini (2 takes), Zythum (2 takes), Yesterdays (2 takes), Debut (2 takes).

Martin Slavin's Vibrachords - September 3rd, 1954 (Esquire 10-396/416)
Keith Bird (cl), Martin Slavin (vib), Dill Jones (p), Archie Slavin (g), Joe Muddel (b), Roy Cooper (d).
Sweet Georgia Brown/I Surrender Dear/Crazy Rhythm/After You've Gone.

Harry Klein Quintet - October 26, 1954 (Baritone Sax - Columbia SEG7647) (JMC12)
Harry Klein (bs), Vic Ash (cl), Dill Jones (p), Sammy Stokes (b), Eddie Taylor (d).
Pentagon*/Poinciana*.
(*Vocalion CD - Jazz Today - Buddy Featherstonhaugh, Harry Klein and others)

Tommy Whittle Quintet - December 1st, 1954 (Esquire)
Personnel as August 17th.
Archer's Treat/Pyramid/Willow Weep For Me (2 takes)/Crazy Rhythm.

Kenny Baker and Jazz Today Unit - February 16th, 1955 (Polygon JTL2)
Kenny Baker (tp), Keith Christie (tb), Bruce Turner (as), Jimmy Skidmore (ts), Harry Klein (bs), Dill Jones (p), Ike Isaacs (g), Frank Clarke (b), Benny Goodman (d).
Farewell Blues*/Blue Feeling*.
(*Castle 3 CD box set - Too Hot - The Best of British Mainstream Jazz)

February 21st, 1955 (Polygon JTL2, JTL1*)
Personnel as February 16th except Cedric West (g) and Eric Delaney (d) replace Ike Isaacs and Benny Goodman. Joe Harriott (as) and Bertie King (as) added on*
That's The Blues Dad/Blues In Threes*.
(*Castle 3 CD box set - Too Hot - The Best of British Mainstream Jazz)
(*Giant Steps CD - Killer Joe: Birth Of A Legend)

(*Vocalion CD - Kenny Baker & The Jazz Today Unit - Operation Jam Session)
(*Proper Box 4CD set - The Joe Harriott Story)


Kenny Baker and his Band (Jazz Showcase) - March 16th, 1955 (Polygon JTL1, Nixa NJE1011) (JMC11)
Kenny Baker (tp), Keith Christie (tb), Jimmy Skidmore (ts), Harry Klein (bs), Dill Jones (p), Ike Isaacs (g), Frank Clarke (b), Benny Goodman (d).
On The Alamo*/What's New?*/Makin' Whoopee*/How Long Has This Been Going On?*/Sweet And Lovely*/I'm Beginning To See The Light*.
(*Vocalion CD - Kenny Baker & The Jazz Today Unit - Operation Jam Session)

Tommy Whittle Quintet - March 22nd, 1955 (Esquire EP67* JMC25*)
Tommy Whittle (ts), Harry Klein (bs), Dill Jones (p), Joe Muddel (b), Eddie Taylor (d).
Ten-bar Gait*#/The Finisher*/Someone To Watch Over Me/Harry's Blues.
(#Giant Steps 2CD set - Soho After Dark 'London's '50s Modern Jazz Scene')
(#Hallmark CD - Basement Bop - British jazz in the 1950s)

Bertie King Jazz Group - April 6th, 1955 (Polygon JTL5)
Kenny Baker (tp), George Chisholm (tb), Bertie King (as,cl), Harry Klein (bs), Dill Jones (p), Cedric West (g), Frank Clarke (b), Eddie Taylor (d).
Blues In My Heart#/Blue Lou*#/Once Upon A Time#.
(*Castle 3 CD box set - Too Hot - The Best of British Mainstream Jazz)
(#Vocalion CD - Kenny Baker & The Jazz Today Unit - Operation Jam Session)

Jazz Today Unit - April 20th, 1955 (Nixa NJE1006) (JMC11)
Kenny Baker (tp), George Chisholm (tb), Vic Ash (cl), Bertie King (as), Jimmy Skidmore (ts), Harry Klein (bs), Dill Jones (p), Bill Le Sage (acc), Cedric West (g), Frank Clarke (b), Eddie Taylor (d).
Symphony In Riffs (part 1)*#/Symphony In Riffs (part 2)#.
(*Castle 3CD box set - Too Hot - The Best of British Mainstream Jazz)
(#Retrospective CD - George Chisholm The Gentleman of Jazz - A Centenary Tribute)

Dill Jones Trio - April 21st, 1955 (Polygon JTE104) (JMC31)
Dill Jones (p), Franke Clarke (b), Eddie Taylor (d).
Let's Get Away From It All/Minute Boogie/May-Zee*/Deep Forest.
(*Castle 3CD box set - Too Hot - The Best of British Mainstream Jazz)

Dill Jones Trio - April 21st, 1955 (Columbia SEG7664) (JM0558)
Dill Jones (p), Franke Clarke (b), Eddie Taylor (d).
Opus Caprice*/Yesterdays*/In A Mist*/Rufus*.
(*Vocalion CD - Jazz Today - Piano Moods)

Kenny Baker and his Band - May 3rd, 1955 (After Hours - Polygon JTL4)
Kenny Baker (tp), Dill Jones (p), Frank Clarke (b), Derek Price (d).
Minute To Midnight*/Studio B Boogie*.
(*Vocalion CD - Midnight at Nixa & After Hours - A Session for Kicks)

Kenny Baker Group - May 11th, 1955 (After Hours - Polygon JTL4)
Kenny Baker (tp), Bruce Turner (as), Dill Jones (p), Franke Clarke (b), Eddie Tayor (d).
I'm A Ding Dong Daddy*/Oh Baby#*/Apex Blues*
(#Castle 3 CD box set - Too Hot - The Best of British Mainstream Jazz)
(*Vocalion CD - Midnight at Nixa & After Hours - A Session for Kicks)

May 17th, 1955 (After hours - Polygon JTL4)
Personnel as May 11th except Bruce Turner out.
Blues In Thirds*.
(*Vocalion CD - Midnight at Nixa & After Hours - A Session for Kicks)

Dill Jones Trio - May 17th, 1955 (Polygon JTL-4)
Dill Jones (p), Franke Clarke (b), Eddie Taylor (d).
West Wind*.
(*Vocalion CD - Midnight at Nixa & After Hours - A Session for Kicks)

Tommy Whittle Quintet - August 4th, 1955 (Esquire 20-048*) (JMC26/30)
Tommy Whittle (ts), Harry Klein (bs), Dill Jones (p), Dave Willis (b), Eddie Taylor (d).
Flamingo/Ghost Of A chance/I'll Remember April*/You've Done Something To My Heart*/Stars Fell On Alabama*#/Cherokee*.
(#Hallmark CD - Basement Bop - British jazz in the 1950s)

Kenny Baker and Friends - January 18th, 1956 (Nixa E501)
Kenny Baker (tp), Keith Christie (tb), Bruce Turner (as,cl), Jimmy Skidmore (ts), Fred Hartz (bs), Dill Jones (p), Ike Isaacs (g), Martin Slavin (vib,xyl), Jack Fallon (b), Phil Seamen (d).
Time's A Wastin'*/Three Little Words/Blues For John*.
(*Castle 3 CD box set - Too Hot - The Best of British Mainstream Jazz)

Tony Kinsey Quintet - February 20th, 1956 (Decca)
Ronnie Ross (bs), Dill Jones (p), Bill Le Sage (vib), Eric Dawson (b), Tony Kinsey (d).
Stompin' At The Savoy*/China Boy*/Moonglow/One O'Clock Jump.
(*Acrobat 6CD set - The Tony Kinsey Collection 1953 - 1961)

Discographical detail below is not listed in Lord's Jazz Discography and has been taken from Jazz Journal which published the results of work undertaken by Bernard Shirley, Tony Middleton and Pete Lay. The information on the label is incomplete and misleading....
Bix Curtis Jazz Group - July 28th, 1956 (Jazz from Club Basie - World Record Club R46)
Keith Christie (tb), Tommy Whittle (ts), Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Tommy Jones (d).
Lady Be Good.
Cliff Lawrence (vcl), Vic Ash (cl), Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Tommy Jones (d).
Thou Swell/My Heart Stood Still.
Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Tommy Jones (d).
Same Old Blues.
Vic Ash (cl), Bob Efford (ts), Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Tommy Jones (d).
Crazy Rhythm.

Dill Jones Trio - September 7th, 1956 (Nixa NJE1024)
Dill Jones (p), Major Holley (b), Phil Seamen (d).
Viper's Drag*/Blues For An Ancient Virginal/Moonglow*/'Deed I Do*.
(*Vocalion CD - Jazz Today - Piano Moods)

Dill Jones Trio - October 13th, 1957 (Nixa 7NJ2021)
Dill Jones (p), Malcolm Cecil (b), Danny Craig (d).
Little Rock Getaway/Carolina Shout*.
(*Castle 3CD box set - Too Hot - The Best of British Mainstream Jazz)

Ilene Day - December 12th and 31st, 1957 (Nixa NJT512)
Ilene Day (vcl) acc by Bruce Turner (cl,as), Martin Slavin (vib), Dill Jones (p), Dave Goldberg (g), Sammy Stokes (b), Don Lawson (d).
Something To Live For/I Ain't Got Nothing But The Blues/I'm Beginning To See The Light/It Don't Mean A Thing/Just Squeeze Me/In A Mellow Tone.

Bix Curtis' Jazz from London - c1957 (Jazz from London 1957 - (Acrobat)
Bert Courtley, Hank Shaw (tp), Ken Wray (bs-tpt), Vic Ash (cl), Tubby Hayes (ts,vib), Jimmy Skidmore (ts), Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Bill Eyden (d).
Blue 'n' Boogie*.
Vic Ash (cl), Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Bill Eyden (d).
Cocktails For Two*.
Bert Courtley (tp), Ken Wray (bs-tpt), Tubby Hayes (vib), Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Bill Eyden (d).
Salute To The Bandbox*.
Ken Wray (bs-tpt), Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Bill Eyden (d).
Perdido*
Hank Shaw (tp), Vic Ash (cl), Jimmy Skidmore (ts), Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Bill Eyden (d).
Night In Tunisia*.
Bert Courtley, Tubby Hayes (ts,vib), Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Bill Eyden (d).
Birks Works*.
Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Bill Eyden (d).
Viper Drag*.
Tubby Hayes (ts) Jimmy Skidmore (ts), Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Bill Eyden (d).
Caravan*.
(*Acrobat CD - Jazz from London 1957)

Bix Curtis' Jazz from London - c1957 (Jazz from London 1957)
Hank Shaw (tp), Tubby Hayes (ts), Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Bill Eyden (d).
Room 608*.
(*Acrobat CD - Tubby Hayes - Without A Song (Rare Live recordings 1954-73)

Kenny Baker's All Stars - November, 1958 (All the Winners - Nixa NJT518 )
Kenny Baker (tp), George Chisholm (tb), Tony Coe, Bruce Turner (as), Dill Jones (p), Lennie Bush (b), Eddie Taylor (d).
Poll Winners*. (Other titles on this LP by others).
(*Vocalion CD - Jazz Today - Buddy Featherstonhaugh, Harry Klein and others)

Dill Jones Quintet - March 18th,1959 (Columbia SEG7893) (JM0859)
Ray Premru (bs-tp), Duncan Lamont (ts), Dill Jones (p), Spike Heatley (b), Don Lawson (d).
Easy*/Paul's Pal*/Ray's Blues*/Jordu*.
(*Vocalion CD - Jazz Today - Piano Moods)

Dill Jones Trio - November,1959 (BBC Transcription)
Dill Jones (p), Bill Sutcliffe (b), Terry Lovelock (d).
Annabelle*/Just Squeeze Me*/Broadway*.
(*Vocalion CD - BBC Rare transcription recordings (1959) Volume One)

Elaine Delmar - August 23rd, 1960 (Coumbia SEG8060)
Elaine Delmar (vcl) acc by Victor Feldman (vib), Dill Jones (p), Bill Sutcliffe (b), Benny Goodman (d).
Am I Blue?/Why Can't I?/A Wonderful Guy/Blue Turning Grey Over You.

The Dixieland record listed below is an unlikely record to include in a modern jazz website as the personnel are more known for their exploits as modern jazz musicians. Make no mistake though this is genuine sounding Dixieland...
Jazz musicians are used to reviewers being less than enthusiastic about their recording efforts but the review about this record that appeared in the August 1961 edition of 'Gramophone', spotted by Richard Hazlewood, is just plain spiteful...
"This band consists of local musicians of quite definitely modernist leanings.... Fair enough. If a man wants to be a staunch supporter of a political faction, his right to do so should be defended to the death. I cannot, though, for the life of me imagine why this bunch should want to go "slumming", to cross over into an idiom with which they're almost entirely unfamiliar. Noisy, protracted drum solos, raucous ensemble passages, a dull rhythm section-these, whoever perpetrates them, are not going to commend themselves to my ears. Easily the best track on the LP is the Ellington-type original by Dill Jones, Gone Tomorrow; the worst track is undoubtedly the cacophonous Struttin' With Some Barbecue". B.R. (Brian Rust maybe)...

Dill Jones presents The Dixieland All Stars - January 26th and 27th,1961 (Jones the Jazz - Columbia 33SX1336)
Bert Courtley (tp), Keith Christie (tb), Vic Ash (cl,ts), Dill Jones (p), Bill Sutcliffe (b), Benny Goodman (d).
Struttin' With Some Barbecue/Gone Tomorrow/The Preacher/Farewell Blues/Them There Eyes/Caravan/St. David/Jones The Jazz/I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby.

Although he had moved to New York permanently in 1961 the next record he made under his own name was in London, a live date at the "Jazz Centre Society", for Doug Dobell's "77" label...
Dill Jones - August 3rd, 1972 (Up Jumped You With Love - "77" SEU12/45)
Dill Jones (solo p).
Limehouse Blues*/Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?*/All The 7s*/A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square*/Jitterbug Waltz*/Something For Luckey*/I Just Couldn't Take It Baby*/blues For G.W.*/Up Jumped You With Love*/Chelsea Bridge* (All these titles are also on Hep 2025).
(*Hep CD - Up Jumped You with Love)

Johnny Hawksworth Trio - May, 1963 (Accustomed To My Bass - Columbia 33SX1654)
Dill Jones (p), Johnny Hawksworth (b), Terry Cox (d).
Invention A/You took Advantage Of Me/Just Squeeze Me/Boeing 707/Two Sleepy People (tc out)/Invention B.

In 1982 Dill Jones returned to the UK to record an album titled The Welsh connection that included solo and band tracks in a group that included Wyn Lodwick. Recorded in Wales for the SoSo label the recording was issued only on cassette...


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