Drums around the world

Philly Joe Jones (performer), Lee Morgan (performer), Blue Mitchell (performer)
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Drums around the world
Philly Joe Jones 1923-1985 (drums) Lee Morgan 1938-1972 (trompet) Blue Mitchell 1930-1979 (trompet) Curtis Fuller  (trombone) Herbie Mann 1930-2003 (fluit) Julian "Cannonball" Adderley 1928-1975 (saxofoon) Benny Golson  (saxofoon) Wynton Kelly 1931-1971 (piano) Sahib Shihab  (saxofoon)
Riverside, 1997
1 cd
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0090204542512 0025218179225
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73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

About Philly Joe Jones

Joseph Rudolph "Philly Joe" Jones (July 15, 1923 – August 30, 1985) was an American jazz drummer .


Early career

As a child, Jones appeared as a featured tap dancer on The Kiddie Show on the Philadelphia radio Station WIP. He was in the US Army during World War II.

In 1947 he became the house drummer at Café Society in New York City, where he played with the leading bebop players of the day including Tadd Dameron. Jones toured and recorded with Miles Davis Quintet from 1955 to 1958—a band that became known as "The Quintet" (along with Red Garland on piano, John Coltrane on sax, and Paul Chambers on bass). Davis acknowledged that Jones was his favorite drummer, and stated in his autobiography that he would always listen for Jones in other drummers.

From 1958 Jones worked as a leader, but continued to work as a sideman …Read more on Wikipedia