Elvin Jones

Born: 
09/09/1927
City: 
Pontiac
Region: 
Michigan
Country: 
USA
Died: 
05/18/2004
Years Active: 
1949-2004
Instruments: 
Drums

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Elvin Ray Jones was an American jazz drummer of the post-bop era. After serving in the US Army from 1946 to 1949, Jones joined a Detroit houseband led by Billy Mitchell. He moved to New York in 1955 and worked as a sideman for Charles Mingus, Teddy Charles, Bud Powell and Miles Davis. From 1960 to 1966 he was a member of the John Coltrane Quartet. Elvin is the brother of Hank and Thad Jones.

Discography

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Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Miles Davis Recording Session 07/09/1955 Audio-Video Recording Studios NYC New York USA
Thad Jones Recording Session 07/09/1956 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
J.J. Johnson Recording Session 07/24/1956 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
J.J. Johnson Recording Session 07/25/1956 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
J.J. Johnson Recording Session 07/27/1956 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
Art Farmer Recording Session 11/23/1956 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Thad Jones Recording Session 01/06/1957 Esoteric Sound Studios NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Recording Session 01/29/1957 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Recording Session 01/31/1957 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
Kenny Burrell Recording Session 02/01/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
J. J. Johnson Quintet / Les Jazz Modes Quintet 02/01/1957 Café Bohemia NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Quintet / Les Jazz Modes Quintet 02/02/1957 Café Bohemia NYC New York USA
Thad Jones Recording Session 02/02/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
J. J. Johnson Quintet / Les Jazz Modes Quintet 02/03/1957 Café Bohemia NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Quintet / Les Jazz Modes Quintet 02/04/1957 Café Bohemia NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Quintet / Les Jazz Modes Quintet 02/05/1957 Café Bohemia NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Quintet / Les Jazz Modes Quintet 02/06/1957 Café Bohemia NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Quintet / Les Jazz Modes Quintet 02/07/1957 Café Bohemia NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Quintet / Buddy DeFranco Quintet 02/08/1957 Café Bohemia NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Quintet / Buddy DeFranco Quintet 02/09/1957 Café Bohemia NYC New York USA
J. J. Johnson Quintet / Buddy DeFranco Quintet 02/10/1957 Café Bohemia NYC New York USA
The Prestige All Stars Recording Session 02/16/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
J. J. Johnson Recording Session 05/14/1957 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
Paul Chambers Recording Session 05/19/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Bobby Jaspar Recording Session 05/23/1957 Reeves Sound Studios NYC New York USA

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