Elvin Jones

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

________________________________________________

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

Released: 1955
Released: 1956
Released: 1956
Released: 1956
Released: 1957
Released: 1957
Released: 1957
Released: 1957
Released: 1957
Released: 1957
Released: 1957
Released: 1958
Released: 1958
Released: 1958
Released: 1959
Released: 1959
Released: 1959
Released: 1959
Released: 1960
Released: 1960
Released: 1961
Released: 1961
Released: 1961
Released: 1961
Released: 1962
Released: 1962
Released: 1962
Released: 1963
Released: 1963
Released: 1964
Released: 1964
Released: 1964
Released: 1964
Released: 1964
Released: 1965
Released: 1965
Released: 1965
Released: 1966
Released: 1966
Released: 1967
Released: 1967
Released: 1968
Released: 1968
Released: 1969
Released: 1969
Released: 1970
Released: 1971
Released: 1972
Released: 1973
Released: 1973
Released: 1973
Released: 1974
Released: 1974
Released: 1975
Released: 1975
Released: 1975
Released: 1976
Released: 1976
Released: 1977
Released: 1977
Released: 1978
Released: 1978
Released: 1978
Released: 1979
Released: 1980
Released: 1980
Released: 1980
Released: 1980
Released: 1982
Released: 1982
Released: 1982
Released: 1982
Released: 1984
Released: 1984
Released: 1985
Released: 1990
Released: 1992
Released: 1992
Released: 1993
Released: 1993
Released: 1993
Released: 1994
Released: 1998
Released: 1999
Released: 2004

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Bobby Jaspar Recording Session 05/28/1957 Reeves Sound Studios NYC New York USA
The Prestige All Stars Recording Session 10/25/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Pepper-Red Recording Session 11/12/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Pepper Adams Recording Session 11/19/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
The Prestige All Stars Recording Session 12/06/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Mal Waldron Recording Session 01/31/1958 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Pepper Adams-Jimmy Knepper Recording Session 03/25/1958 Beltone Recording Studios NYC New York USA
Pepper Adams Quintet / Kenneth Rexroth 04/15/1958 Five Spot Café (1) Greenwich Village New York USA
Pepper Adams Quintet / Kenneth Rexroth 04/16/1958 Five Spot Café (1) Greenwich Village New York USA
Pepper Adams Quintet / Kenneth Rexroth 04/17/1958 Five Spot Café (1) Greenwich Village New York USA
Pepper Adams Quintet / Kenneth Rexroth 04/18/1958 Five Spot Café (1) Greenwich Village New York USA
Pepper Adams Quintet / Kenneth Rexroth 04/19/1958 Five Spot Café (1) Greenwich Village New York USA
Pepper Adams Quintet / Kenneth Rexroth 04/20/1958 Five Spot Café (1) Greenwich Village New York USA
Pepper Adams Quintet / Kenneth Rexroth 04/22/1958 Five Spot Café (1) Greenwich Village New York USA
Pepper Adams Quintet / Kenneth Rexroth 04/23/1958 Five Spot Café (1) Greenwich Village New York USA
Pepper Adams Quintet / Kenneth Rexroth 04/24/1958 Five Spot Café (1) Greenwich Village New York USA
Pepper Adams Quintet / Kenneth Rexroth 04/25/1958 Five Spot Café (1) Greenwich Village New York USA
Pepper Adams Quintet / Kenneth Rexroth 04/26/1958 Five Spot Café (1) Greenwich Village New York USA
Pepper Adams Quintet / Kenneth Rexroth 04/27/1958 Five Spot Café (1) Greenwich Village New York USA
Bennie Green Recording Session 04/28/1958 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Steve Lacy Recording Session 10/17/1958 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Harry Lookofsky Recording Session 01/20/1959 Atlantic Recording Studios (1) NYC New York USA
Curtis Fuller Recording Session 03/12/1959 Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Kenny Burrell Recording Session 04/12/1959 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Art Farmer Recording Session 05/14/1959 Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios NYC New York USA

Pages