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Elvin Jones

Elvin Jones has been played on NTS over 20 times, featured on 23 episodes and was first played on 25 June 2013.

Elvin Ray Jones (September 9, 1927 – May 18, 2004) was a jazz drummer. Elvin began playing professionally in the 1940s, working with the Army Special Services program, Operation Happiness, and in 1949 had a short-lived gig in Detroit's Grand River Street club. Eventually he went on to play with artists such as Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, and Wardell Gray. In 1955, after a failed audition for the Benny Goodman band, he found work in New York, joining Charles Mingus's band, and releasing…

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Three Step Dance
Oregon, Elvin Jones
Vanguard1976
Three Step Dance
Oregon, Elvin JonesVanguard1976
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Agenda
Elvin Jones
Vanguard1975
Agenda
Elvin JonesVanguard1975
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H.M. On F.M.
Elvin Jones
Atlantic1967
H.M. On F.M.
Elvin JonesAtlantic1967
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Raunchy Rita
Elvin Jones, Richard Davis
Impulse!, ABC Records1968
Raunchy Rita
Elvin Jones, Richard DavisImpulse!, ABC Records1968
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Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
Sonny Rollins, Elvin Jones, Wilbur Ware
Giants Of Jazz1996
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
Sonny Rollins, Elvin Jones, Wilbur WareGiants Of Jazz1996
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We'll Be Together Again
Elvin Jones
Blue Note1968
We'll Be Together Again
Elvin JonesBlue Note1968
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Outlaws
Bill Frisell, Dave Holland, Elvin Jones
Nonesuch2001
Outlaws
Bill Frisell, Dave Holland, Elvin JonesNonesuch2001
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Dear John C.
Elvin Jones
Impulse!1965
Dear John C.
Elvin JonesImpulse!1965
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Earth Jones
Elvin Jones
Palo Alto Jazz1983
Earth Jones
Elvin JonesPalo Alto Jazz1983
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Elvin Jones
Vanguard1977
Spacing
Elvin JonesVanguard1977
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