Joseph Rudolph “Philly Joe” Jones was a Philadelphia-born American jazz drummer, known as the drummer for the first “Great” Miles Davis Quintet. He should not be confused with another jazz drummer, Papa Jo Jones, who had a long tenure with Count Basie. The two men died only a few days apart.
|Birth name:||Joseph Rudolph Jones|
|Born:||15, 1923, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US|
|Died:||30, 1985, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US|
|Genres:||Jazz, hard bop, bebop, cool jazz, modal|
|Associated acts:||Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Hank Mobley|
|IMDb:||Philly Joe Jones’s IMDb|
About Philly Joe Jones
Jazz drummer who performed with the Miles Davis Quintet. He also co-founded a group called Dameronia.
In his early twenties, he was a drummer at New York’s Cafe Society.
He married Eloise Woods Jones.
He and Charlie Rouse both played music by Tadd Dameron.
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- Post-bop drummers
- Bebop drummers
- Hard bop drummers
- Miles Davis
- Riverside Records artists
- American jazz drummers
- Musicians from Philadelphia
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