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Transcript of Elvin Jones
Contribution to Jazz
During his six years with Coltrane’s group, Jones contributed to some of the most celebrated recordings in the history of modern jazz. For over four decades, his innovative rhythmic technique has served as a catalyst for drummers seeking greater improvisational freedom.
Live at the Lighthouse
One's Native Place
Putting it Together
Dear John C
Elvin Jones fell in love with the drums at an early age. He was exposed to music from his parents and older siblings.
Elvin Jones Background
Elvin Ray Jones was born September 9, 1927 in Pontiac Michigan. On May 18, 2004, drum legend Elvin Jones suffered heart failure and passed away.
Parents: Henry, lumbar inspector Olivia, housewife & mother of 10 kids.
By removing the traditional four-four beat on the bass drum, he is able to create what he calls a more "constant flow of rhythm"
Influences from other artists
His style summed up the accomplishments of his predecessors Kenny Clarke, Roy Haynes, Jo Jones, and Max Roach.