Tad Jones

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Thaddeus Bunol "Tad" Jones (September 19, 1952 – January 1, 2007) was an American music historian and researcher.wikipedia
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Louis Armstrong

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His extensive research is credited with definitively establishing and documenting Louis Armstrong's correct birth date, August 4, 1901.
Although he died in 1971, it was not until the mid-1980s that his true birth date, August 4, 1901, was discovered by Tad Jones by researching baptismal records.

Up from the Cradle of Jazz

Up from the Cradle of Jazz: New Orleans Music Since World War II
Jones co-authored the history of post-World War II New Orleans Rhythm and Blues, Up from the Cradle of Jazz, with Jason Berry and Johnathan Foose.
Up from the Cradle of Jazz: New Orleans Music Since World War II is a book by Jason Berry, Jonathan Foose and Tad Jones.

Music history

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Thaddeus Bunol "Tad" Jones (September 19, 1952 – January 1, 2007) was an American music historian and researcher.

Loyola University New Orleans

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A graduate of Loyola University New Orleans, he developed an interest in the music and history of New Orleans at a young age and conducted important oral history interviews with musicians while still in his teens.

Oral history

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A graduate of Loyola University New Orleans, he developed an interest in the music and history of New Orleans at a young age and conducted important oral history interviews with musicians while still in his teens.

Tulane University

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The William Ransom Hogan Jazz Archive at Tulane University now houses many of the interviews.

Rhythm and blues

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Jones contributed significantly to fostering and researching American rhythm & blues, early rock & roll and jazz.

Rock and roll

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Jones contributed significantly to fostering and researching American rhythm & blues, early rock & roll and jazz.

Jazz

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Jones contributed significantly to fostering and researching American rhythm & blues, early rock & roll and jazz.

Tipitina's

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He was one of the "Fabulous Fo'teen," the founding members of Tipitina's, New Orleans's landmark music club established in 1977 and dedicated to Professor Longhair as a place for Longhair to perform until his death in 1980.

Professor Longhair

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He was one of the "Fabulous Fo'teen," the founding members of Tipitina's, New Orleans's landmark music club established in 1977 and dedicated to Professor Longhair as a place for Longhair to perform until his death in 1980.

The Radiators (American band)

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Jones also managed music publishing for The Radiators as General Manager of the band's Fishhead Music.

Satchmo SummerFest

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He served as an original Program Organizer of New Orleans's Satchmo SummerFest, the city's annual conference and celebration of Louis Armstrong's birthday which draws a choice roster of scholars and fans to New Orleans.

Jason Berry

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Jones co-authored the history of post-World War II New Orleans Rhythm and Blues, Up from the Cradle of Jazz, with Jason Berry and Johnathan Foose.

Metairie Cemetery

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He was interred in Metairie Cemetery following a "jazz funeral" organized by New Orleans musicians.

Jazz funeral

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He was interred in Metairie Cemetery following a "jazz funeral" organized by New Orleans musicians.

New Orleans

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Jones was a native and resident of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Don Shirley

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He briefly enrolled at Virginia State University and Prairie View College, then studied with Conrad Bernier and Thaddeus Jones at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., where he received his bachelor's degree in music in 1953.