Elvin Jones

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Birthday
9, 1927
Birthplace
Pontiac, MI
Death Date
May 18, 2004 (76)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1927
Birthplace
Pontiac, MI
Death Date
May 18, 2004 (76)

About

Post-bop jazz drummer who was a member of the John Coltrane Quartet.

Before Fame

He served in the US Army. His first professional gig was at Detroit's Grand River Street club in 1949.

Trivia

He was influenced by Louis Armstrong.

Family Life

He was married twice and had two children.

Associated With

He worked as a frontman for Charles Mingus.