Quentin Jackson

Quentin "Butter" Jackson[1] (born January 13, 1909 in Springfield, Ohio; died October 2, 1976 in New York City) was an American jazz trombonist. In the early stage of his career he worked with Cab Calloway and was in the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Later he did notable work with Charles Mingus, Kenny Burrell, and others.

On her album Dinah Sings Bessie Smith, Dinah Washington did a version of Bessie Smith's "Trombone Cholly" with Jackson on the horn, under the title "Trombone Butter".


With Dorothy Ashby

With Louis Armstrong

With Count Basie

With Kenny Burrell

With Duke Ellington

With Ella Fitzgerald

With Johnny Hodges

With Milt Jackson

With Quincy Jones

With Herbie Mann

With Freddie McCoy

With Charles Mingus

With Wes Montgomery

With Shirley Scott

With Jimmy Smith

With Clark Terry

With Dinah Washington

With Billy Strayhorn

With Randy Weston


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