b. c. 1888, Lutcher, Louisiana, USA, d. past due 50s, LA, California, USA. Jones was well-known in the first times of jazz and performed primarily in St. Louis and on the Mississippi riverboats. It really is believed that he performed a C-tenor saxophone. He was an early on inspiration to numerous music artists including Gene Sedric and Content Caldwell. Jones shaped the Jones And Collins Astoria Eight with trumpeter Lee Collins and documented four game titles for Victor Information in 1929 including ‘Astoria Strut’ and ‘Wet Climate’ both becoming recognized as traditional types of New Orleans jazz, with good ensembles getting the business lead from Collins trumpet.