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Quentin Jackson

born on 13/1/1909 in Springfield, OH, United States

died on 2/10/1976 in New York City, NY, United States

Alias Quentin "Butter" Jackson

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".


With Dorothy Ashby

  • The Fantastic Jazz Harp of Dorothy Ashby (Atlantic, 1965)

With Count Basie

  • Basie at Birdland (Roulette, 1961)

With Kenny Burrell

  • Blues - The Common Ground (Verve, 196768)
  • Ellington Is Forever Volume Two (Fantasy, 1975)

With Duke Ellington

  • Live At Newport 1956
  • Live At Newport 1958
  • Blues in Orbit (Columbia)
  • Anatomy of a Murder (Columbia, 1959)

With Ella Fitzgerald

  • Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook, (Verve, 1957)

With Johnny Hodges

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

With Milt Jackson

  • For Someone I Love (Riverside, 1963)

With Quincy Jones

  • Quincy Jones Plays Hip Hits, 1963 (2004)

With Freddie McCoy

  • Listen Here (Prestige, 1968)

With Charles Mingus

  • The Complete Town Hall Concert (Blue Note, 1962 [1994])
  • The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady (Impulse!, 1963)
  • Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (Impulse!, 1963)
  • Epitaph (Columbia, 1989)

With Wes Montgomery

  • Movin' Wes (Verve, 1963/1997)

With Shirley Scott

  • For Members Only (1963)
  • Great Scott!! (1964)
  • Roll 'Em: Shirley Scott Plays the Big Bands (Impulse!, 1966)

With Jimmy Smith

  • Peter & The Wolf (Verve, 1966)

With Clark Terry

  • Duke with a Difference (Riverside, 1957)

With Dinah Washington

  • The Swingin' Miss "D" (1956)
  • Blue Gardenia
  • Dinah Sings Bessie Smith (1956-57)

With Randy Weston

  • Uhuru Afrika (Roulette, 1960)
  • Highlife (Colpix, 1963)


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