Awards & Winners

Hank Jones

Date of Birth 31-July-1918
Place of Birth Vicksburg
(Warren County, Mississippi, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Henry Jones, Henry William Jones Jr., Henry William Jones Jr.
Profession Musician, Composer, Bandleader, Jazz Pianist, Pianist
Henry "Hank" Jones was an American jazz pianist, bandleader, arranger, and composer. Critics and musicians described Jones as eloquent, lyrical, and impeccable. In 1989, The National Endowment for the Arts honored him with the NEA Jazz Masters Award. He was also honored in 2003 with the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Jazz Living Legend Award. In 2008, he was awarded the National Medal of Arts. On April 13, 2009, the University of Hartford presented Jones with a Doctorate Degree for his musical accomplishments. Jones recorded over sixty albums under his own name, and countless others as a sideman.

Awards by Hank Jones

Check all the awards nominated and won by Hank Jones.


Nominations 2010 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Juno Award for Traditional Jazz Album of the Year Pleased To Meet You
Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo Lonely Woman
Track from: Pleased To Meet You