Quentin Jackson

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Quentin "Butter" Jackson[1] (born January 13, 1909 in Springfield, Ohio; died October 2, 1976 in New York City) was an American jazz trombonist. In the early stage of his career he worked with Cab Calloway and was in the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Later he did notable work with Charles Mingus, Kenny Burrell, and others.

On her album Dinah Sings Bessie Smith, Dinah Washington did a version of Bessie Smith's "Trombone Cholly" with Jackson on the horn, under the title "Trombone Butter".

Discography[edit]

With Dorothy Ashby

With Count Basie

With Kenny Burrell

With Duke Ellington

With Ella Fitzgerald

With Johnny Hodges

  • Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn & the Orchestra, (1961)

With Milt Jackson

With Quincy Jones

  • Quincy Jones Plays Hip Hits, 1963 (2004)

With Freddie McCoy

With Charles Mingus

With Wes Montgomery

With Shirley Scott

With Jimmy Smith

With Clark Terry

With Dinah Washington

With Randy Weston

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