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Elvin Jones

Born: 
09/09/1927
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Died: 
05/18/2004
Years Active: 
1949-2004
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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.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Miles Davis Recording Session 07/09/1955 Audio-Video Recording Studios NYC New York USA
Art Farmer Recording Session 11/23/1956 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Pepper-Red Recording Session 11/12/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Bennie Green Recording Session 04/28/1958 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Art Farmer Recording Session 05/14/1959 Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Gretsch Drum Night At Birdland 04/25/1960 Birdland - NYC NYC New York USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 05/25/1961 A&R Studios - NYC NYC New York USA
Stanley Turrentine Recording Session 09/04/1964 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
John Coltrane Recording Session 11/23/1965 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Ornette Coleman Recording Session 04/29/1968 A&R Studios - NYC NYC New York USA
Ornette Coleman Recording Session 05/07/1968 A&R Studios - NYC NYC New York USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 02/13/1969 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Elvin Jones Trio 01/01/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones Trio 01/02/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones Trio 01/03/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones Trio 01/04/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones Trio 01/17/1970 Danny's NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones Trio 01/18/1970 Danny's NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones 03/17/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones 03/18/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones 03/19/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones 03/20/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones 03/21/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Elvin Jones 03/22/1970 Slugs' NYC New York USA
Freddie Hubbard / Elvin Jones 04/10/1970 Village Gate NYC New York USA

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