Articles about Thad Jones

Thad Jones--A Forgotten Giant? Let Us Not Forget His Place In Jazz!
JAZZed (2014) Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 38-40

Let us not forget the hundreds and thousands of musicians, jazz fans, celebrities, and writers who made their way to the Village Vanguard on a Monday night just to hear an astounding group of New York's finest musicians perform a ...

Electric Thad: Thad Jones and His Use of Electric Instruments and Rock Styles in the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra
Jazz Perspectives (2011) Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 185-232

Thad Jones cultivated and expanded the sound of jazz by incorporating elements of rock, funk and soul music into his big band arrangements with The Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra. Though the stylistic aspects of these genres carried over onto live ...