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Nat Jones
Nat (* 1939) was saxophonist, organist, arranger, and composer who worked with James Brown since 1964 as director of The James Brown Band. He was owner of the publisher Najam Music. Nat died in 2014.


The Singles Vol. 4 - 1966-1967
Polydor B0009472-02
James Brown, organ, piano, vocals
Nat Jones, conductor, alto sax, organ
George Dorsey, alto sax
James McGary, alto sax
Alfred Corley, tenor sax
J.C. Davis, tenor sax
Alfred "Pee Wee" Ellis, tenor sax
Clifford Jordan, tenor sax
Maceo Parker, tenor sax
St. Clair Pinckney, tenor sax
Seldon Powell, tenor sax
Sam "The Man" Taylor, tenor sax
Kiane Zawadi, tenor sax
Eldee Williams, tenor sax, vocals
Charles Carr, baritone sax
Haywood Henry, baritone sax
Garnett Brown, trombone
Jimmy Cleveland, trombone
Richard Harris, trombone
Levi Rasbury, trombone, trumpet
Dud Bascomb, trumpet
Frank Brown, trumpet
Denny Bayliss, trumpet
Dick Coghill, trumpet
Joe Dupars, trumpet
Fielder Floyd, trumpet
Johnny Grimes, trumpet
Ron Harper, trumpet
Reunald Jones, trumpet
Waymon Reed, trumpet
Ernie Royal, trumpet
Lammar Wright sr., trumpet
Billy Butler, guitar
Bobby Roach, guitar
Alfonzo Kellum, guitar, bass
Carl Lynch, guitar
Lonnie Mack, guitar
Jimmy Nolen, guitar
Wallace Richardson, guitar
Troy Seals, guitar
Albert Dailey jr., piano
Ernie Hayes, organ, piano
Sonny Thompson, piano
string section
Al Lucas, bass
Michael Moore, bass
Bernard Odum, bass
James Tyrell, bass
David "Hooks" Williams, bass
Panama Francis, drums
Nat Kendrick, drums
Clyde Stubblefield, drums
Jimmie Robinson, drums
Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, drums
John Starks, drums
Ron Selico, bongos
Vicki Anderson, vocals
Sandra Bears, vocals
Martha High, vocals
Grace Ruffin, vocals

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