Aton, Jim

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Aton, Jim Gender: M
James Gable Aton
born on 26 April 1925 at 13:15 (= 1:15 PM )
Place Sioux City, Iowa, 42n30, 96w24
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 06°01' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 18°45 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 26°20'

Jim Aton


American jazz bassist, pianist, vocalist and composer, also known as Jimmy Aton. He worked with numerous notable artists including Billie Holiday, Anita O'Day and Bill Evans. He appeared in films such as Bop Girl Goes Calypso (1957) with the Bobby Troup Trio, Roustabout (1964) with Elvis Presley and Barbara Stanwyck, and in They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (1969) with Jane Fonda.

Jim Aton was the older brother of Richard "Dick" Aton (1927-2003), also an accomplished jazz pianist who performed over a long career with such West Coast recording artists as saxophonists Harold Land and Zoot Sims and trumpeter Jack Sheldon. Jim Aton died on 16 September 2008 at age 83.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Evans, Bill (born 16 August 1929)
  • associate relationship with Flory, Med (born 27 August 1926)
  • associate relationship with Land, Harold (born 18 February 1928)
  • associate relationship with O'Day, Anita (born 18 October 1919)
  • sibling relationship with Aton, Dick (born 4 January 1927)


Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Double bass, piano)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.