Is Hank Jones Living or Dead?

Has American jazz pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer Hank Jones died? Or is he still alive?

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American jazz pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer

Hank Jones is ...

Born 31 Jul 1918 in Vicksburg
Died 16 May 2010 in New York City
Age91 years, 9 months
Hank Jones
Hank Jones
Hank Jones, Newport Jazz Festival, 7/14/05

About Hank Jones

Henry "Hank" Jones Jr. (July 31, 1918 – May 16, 2010) 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 (ASCAP) 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 more than 60 albums under his own name, and countless others as a sideman, including Cannonball Adderley's celebrated album Somethin' Else. On May 19, 1962, he played piano as actress Marilyn Monroe sang her famous "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" song to then U.S. president John F. Kennedy.

He is also known as Henry Jones.