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Jimmy Rowles

Jimmy Rowles
Born: Aug 19, 1918 in Spokane, WA
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Died: May 28, 1996 in Los Angeles, CA
Genre: Jazz, Pop/Rock
Biography: Long known for his expertise in coming up with the perfect chord for the perfect situation, the subtle Jimmy Rowles was in demand for decades as an accompanist while being underrated as a soloist. After playing in local groups in Seattle, Rowles moved to Los Angeles in 1940 and worked with Slim Gaillard, ...Read full biography
The Peacocks
Released: 1983
Label: Stash
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This straight CD reissue of a 1983 Stash studio session differs in only one aspect from the original LP; pianist Jimmy Rowles, rather than young alto saxophonist Michael Hashim, gets top billing on the ...Read full review
Plays Ellington and Billy Strayhorn
Released: 1981
Label: Columbia
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If you must limit Rowles purchases to one record, get this elegant yet exuberant tribute to a pair of keyboard greats. ~ Ron Wynn, Rovi ...Read full review
More Jimmy Rowles albums: Main Albums (30), Compilations (6)