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 12/01/1962 Kurhaus Scheveningen South Holland Netherlands
John Coltrane Quartet 12/01/1962 Concertgebouw Amsterdam North Holland Netherlands
John Coltrane Quartet 12/02/1962 Teatro dell'Arte Milan Lombardy Italy
John Coltrane Recording Session 03/06/1963 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Johnny Hartman Recording Session 03/07/1963 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Jimmy Woods Recording Session 03/25/1963 Contemporary Records Studio Hollywood California USA
Jimmy Woods Recording Session 03/26/1963 Contemporary Records Studio Hollywood California USA
Elvin Jones-Jimmy Garrison Recording Session 08/08/1963 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Johnny Hartman Recording Session 10/09/1963 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Johnny Hartman Recording Session 10/17/1963 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Hank Jones Recording Session 10/19/1963 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
John Coltrane Quartet 10/22/1963 Konserthuset Stockholm Södermanland & Uppland Sweden
John Coltrane Quartet 10/23/1963 Njårdhallen Oslo Østlandet Norway
John Coltrane Quartet 10/24/1963 Gothenburg Concert Hall Gothenburg Sweden
John Coltrane Quartet 10/25/1963 Tivolis Koncertsal Copenhagen Denmark
John Coltrane Quartet 10/26/1963 Concertgebouw Amsterdam North Holland Netherlands
John Coltrane Quartet 11/01/1963 Salle Pleyel Paris Île-de-France France
John Coltrane Quartet 11/02/1963 Auditorium Maximum Berlin Germany
John Coltrane Quartet 11/04/1963 Liederhalle Stuttgart Baden-Württemberg Germany
John Coltrane Recording Session 11/18/1963 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Jazz Casual TV Show 12/07/1963 KQED TV Studio San Francisco California USA
John Coltrane Quartet 12/12/1963 Shelly's Manne-Hole Hollywood California USA
John Coltrane Quartet 12/13/1963 Shelly's Manne-Hole Hollywood California USA
John Coltrane Quartet 12/14/1963 Shelly's Manne-Hole Hollywood California USA
John Coltrane Quartet 12/15/1963 Shelly's Manne-Hole Hollywood California USA

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