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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: May 26, 1919 | Died: 1985    

Calvin Jackson - pianist, composer, arranger, band leader, radio host (1919-1985)

Calvin Jackson was born on May 26, 1919, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studied music at the Juilliard School for a year (1941), and then went to California as assistant music director at the Hollywood studios of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. In addition to his film studio work, Jackson also arranged music for orchestra leader Harry James and recorded with Phil Moore's band.

He moved back to New York in 1947, where he was billed with Mildred Bailey at the Cafe Society. He continued to pursue a career as a recording artist in his roles as arranger, pianist and ensemble leader, touring widely in North and South America with a trio or quartet....
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    Jazz Variations On Movie Themes

    Not On Label (Calvin Weston Self-released)
    1961
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    High Noon/Never On Sunday

    Not On Label (Calvin Weston Self-released)
    1961
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    Cal-Essence

    Not On Label (Calvin Weston Self-released)
    1959
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    At The Plaza

    Not On Label (Calvin Weston Self-released)
    1954

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December 18, 2013

Calvin Jackson: Ghost Piano

Featured recording “Cal Essence”

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Cal Essence

Raynote (1959)
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