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 ascending Venue City Region Country
Elvin Jones 05/11/2001 Orchestra Hall Detroit Michigan USA
Elvin Jones 06/15/2000 Dakota St. Paul Minnesota USA
Elvin Jones 06/14/2000 Dakota St. Paul Minnesota USA
Elvin Jones 06/13/2000 Dakota St. Paul Minnesota USA
Elvin Jones Recording Session 08/05/1998 Avatar Studios NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones Recording Session 08/04/1998 Avatar Studios NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones Quartet 12/04/1992 Shinjuku Pit Inn Tokyo Japan
Elvin Jones Quartet 12/03/1992 Shinjuku Pit Inn Tokyo Japan
Elvin Jones Recording Session 10/16/1992 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Elvin Jones Recording Session 10/15/1992 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Elvin Jones Recording Session 04/21/1992 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Elvin Jones Recording Session 04/20/1992 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Elvin Jones Jazz Machine 11/17/1991 Attic Theatre Detroit Michigan USA
Elvin Jones Jazz Machine 11/16/1991 Attic Theatre Detroit Michigan USA
Elvin Jones Jazz Machine 11/15/1991 Attic Theatre Detroit Michigan USA
Elvin Jones Jazz Machine 04/01/1985 Shinjuku Pit Inn Tokyo Japan
Elvin Jones 04/14/1984 Rising Sun Montréal Quebec Canada
Elvin Jones 04/13/1984 Rising Sun Montréal Quebec Canada
Elvin Jones 04/12/1984 Rising Sun Montréal Quebec Canada
1983 Montreux-Detroit Jazz Festival 09/05/1983 Westin Hotel Detroit Michigan USA
1983 Montreux-Detroit Jazz Festival 09/04/1983 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
1983 Montreux-Detroit Jazz Festival 09/03/1983 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
1983 Montreux-Detroit Jazz Festival 09/02/1983 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Bennie Wallace Recording Session 12/01/1982 Eurosound Studios NYC New York USA
Bennie Wallace Recording Session 11/30/1982 Eurosound Studios NYC New York USA

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