Booker T. Jones Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Booker T. Jones (Booker Taliaferro Jones Jr. , Booker T.)

Last Updated: 12 Nov, 2023 | Views: 238

Age: 79

Profession: Musician

Other Profession(s): Record Producer, Song writer, Arranger

Famous For: Frontman of the band Booker T. & the M.G.'s.

Booker T. Jones Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
12 Nov, 1944 (79 Years 05 Months 5 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Tennessee
Birth District
Memphis
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Nationalities
American

Booker T. Jones Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):   

Booker T. Jones is an American musician, songwriter, and producer who helped define the sound of soul music in the 1960s. His work with the MGs helped define the sound of Memphis soul music, and his collaborations with artists from a wide range of genres have kept his music relevant and fresh over the years.

Booker T. Jones Early Life and Musical Training:

Booker T. Jones began playing the piano at an early age and later learned to play the saxophone, guitar, bass, and organ. Jones' musical education came from his father, who was a high school band teacher, and from studying classical music at Indiana University.

Booker T. Jones Stax Records and the MGs:

In the early 1960s, Booker T. Jones became a session musician and producer at Stax Records in Memphis. 

He formed the house band, Booker T. & the MGs, with fellow Stax musicians Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, and Al Jackson Jr. 

The group provided the backing tracks for many of Stax's biggest hits, including songs by Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, and Sam & Dave.

Booker T. Jones Solo Career and Collaborations:

In addition to his work with the MGs, Booker T. Jones also pursued a solo career and collaborated with many other artists over the years. 

His 1969 album, "The Booker T. Set", showcased his skills as a composer and arranger, and he worked with artists such as Willie Nelson, Neil Young, and the Roots on later projects.

Booker T. Jones Honors and Awards:

Booker T. Jones has been recognized for his contributions to music with numerous honors and awards over the years. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the MGs in 1992 and was awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007. 

Booker T. Jones Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 182 cm
In Meters 1.82 m
In feet & Inches 6'0"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 80 Kg
In Pounds 176 lbs
Eye Color
Black
Hair Color
Gray

Booker T. Jones Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Booker T. Jones, Sr
Mother's Name
Not Known
Spouse
Nanine Warhurst, Priscilla Coolidge
Brother(s)
Not Known
Sister(s)
Not Known
Son(s)
Booker T. Jones III, Brian Jones, Michael Jones, Teddy Jones, Matthew Jones
Daughter(s)
Cicely Jones, Olivia Jones

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