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 12/16/1963 Shelly's Manne-Hole Hollywood California USA
John Coltrane Quartet 12/17/1963 Shelly's Manne-Hole Hollywood California USA
John Coltrane Quartet 12/18/1963 Shelly's Manne-Hole Hollywood California USA
John Coltrane Quartet 12/19/1963 Shelly's Manne-Hole Hollywood California USA
John Coltrane Quartet 12/20/1963 Shelly's Manne-Hole Hollywood California USA
John Coltrane Quartet 12/21/1963 Shelly's Manne-Hole Hollywood California USA
John Coltrane Quartet 12/22/1963 Shelly's Manne-Hole Hollywood California USA
John Coltrane Quintet 12/31/1963 Philharmonic Hall NYC New York USA
Andrew Hill Recording Session 01/08/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
McCoy Tyner Recording Session 02/04/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Gil Evans Recording Session 04/06/1964 Webster Hall NYC New York USA
Joe Henderson Recording Session 04/07/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Joe Henderson Recording Session 04/10/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 04/27/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Wayne Shorter Recording Session 04/29/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Bill Evans-Stan Getz Recording Session 05/05/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Bill Evans-Stan Getz Recording Session 05/06/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Grant Green Recording Session 05/20/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 06/01/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Grant Green Recording Session 06/12/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
J. J. Johnson Recording Session 07/04/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Gil Evans Recording Session 07/09/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Wayne Shorter Recording Session 08/03/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Stanley Turrentine Recording Session 09/04/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Grant Green Recording Session 09/11/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA

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