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
John Coltrane Quartet / Lightnin' Hopkins 03/29/1962 Village Gate Greenwich Village New York USA
John Coltrane Quartet / Lightnin' Hopkins 03/30/1962 Village Gate Greenwich Village New York USA
John Coltrane Quartet / Lightnin' Hopkins 03/31/1962 Village Gate Greenwich Village New York USA
John Coltrane Quartet / Lightnin' Hopkins 04/01/1962 Village Gate Greenwich Village New York USA
John Coltrane Quartet / Lightnin' Hopkins 04/03/1962 Village Gate Greenwich Village New York USA
John Coltrane Quartet / Lightnin' Hopkins 04/04/1962 Village Gate Greenwich Village New York USA
John Coltrane Quartet / Lightnin' Hopkins 04/05/1962 Village Gate Greenwich Village New York USA
John Coltrane Quartet / Lightnin' Hopkins 04/06/1962 Village Gate Greenwich Village New York USA
John Coltrane Quartet / Lightnin' Hopkins 04/07/1962 Village Gate Greenwich Village New York USA
John Coltrane Quartet / Lightnin' Hopkins 04/08/1962 Village Gate Greenwich Village New York USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 04/11/1962 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 04/12/1962 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 06/19/1962 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 06/20/1962 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 06/29/1962 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 09/18/1962 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
John Coltrane-Dizzy Gillespie Recording Session 09/26/1962 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Miles Davis Recording Session 11/06/1962 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 11/13/1962 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
John Coltrane Quartet 11/17/1962 L'Olympia Paris Île-de-France France
John Coltrane Quartet 11/19/1962 Konserthuset Stockholm Södermanland & Uppland Sweden
John Coltrane Quartet 11/20/1962 Kulttuuritalo Helsinki Uusimaa Finland
John Coltrane Quartet 11/22/1962 Falkonercentret Frederiksberg Denmark
John Coltrane Quartet 11/23/1962 Robert-Schumann-Saal Düsseldorf North Rhine-Westphalia Germany
John Coltrane Quartet 11/28/1962 Stefaniensaal Graz Styria Austria

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