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Elvin Jones: In Memoriam

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Elvin Jones: September 9, 1927 - May 18, 2004

AAJ pays special tribute to the life and legacy of drummer Elvin Jones...

"I feel very, very gratified when people are complimentary to what I have done or appreciated it with sincerity... It makes me feel that maybe I did do something that was proper and that was right."

~ Elvin Jones

The heaviest cat I ever knew... no question. He was way beyond the music—he really knew the deal! What a life he lived and what he gave to the world!!

~ Dave Liebman (on Elvin Jones)

Articles & Links
A True Moment In Time
Remembering Elvin Jones
Good-bye, Elvin
Elvin Jones: Legendary Drummer and Bandleader
Meeting Mr. Jones
Coda For Elvin: The Jazz Machine at The Regattabar
Happy 75th Birthday Elvin Jones!
Elvin Jones 2002 Interview
The Complete Blue Note Elvin Jones Sessions
Discuss Elvin Jones on the AAJ Bulletin Board
Photo Gallery
Biography
Discography
elvinjones.com


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Jos Knaepen


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