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

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Harry Lookofsky Recording Session 06/22/1959 Atlantic Recording Studios (1) NYC New York USA
Thad Jones Recording Session 10/24/1959 Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Thad Jones Recording Session 10/31/1959 Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Gil Evans Recording Session 11/10/1959 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
Miles Davis-Gil Evans Recording Session 11/15/1959 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
Miles Davis-Gil Evans Recording Session 11/20/1959 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
Julian Priester Recording Session 01/11/1960 Reeves Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Miles Davis-Gil Evans Recording Session 03/10/1960 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
Miles Davis-Gil Evans Recording Session 03/11/1960 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
Gretsch Drum Night At Birdland 04/25/1960 Birdland NYC New York USA
Gil Evans Recording Session 11/18/1960 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Gil Evans Recording Session 11/30/1960 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Gil Evans Recording Session 12/10/1960 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Gil Evans Recording Session 12/15/1960 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Clifford Jordan-Sonny Red Recording Session 02/14/1961 Bell Sound Studios NYC New York USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 05/23/1961 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 05/25/1961 A&R Studios (NYC) NYC New York USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 06/07/1961 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
John Coltrane Quintet 07/01/1961 Newport Jazz Festival (1) Newport Rhode Island USA
Elvin Jones Recording Session 07/11/1961 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Freddie Hubbard Recording Session 08/21/1961 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
John Coltrane Sextet 09/22/1961 Monterey County Fairgrounds Monterey California USA
John Coltrane Quintet 10/10/1961 Sutherland Lounge Chicago Illinois USA
John Coltrane Quintet 10/11/1961 Sutherland Lounge Chicago Illinois USA
John Coltrane Quintet 10/12/1961 Sutherland Lounge Chicago Illinois USA

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