Entries from February 2008

A Room of His Own

Hank Jones' death and reporting on the room where he lived create a fuss the pianist most likely wouldn't have understood.

February 12th, 2008 · No Comments

The death of the great pianist Hank Jones on Sunday, May 16 at the age of 91 has been followed by controversy. New York Times reporters Corey Kilgannon and Andy Newman visited Jones’ room at 108th St. and Broadway in NYC after his death and painted a picture of a spartan existence. It’s…

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