Philly Joe Jones

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Birthday
15, 1923
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Aug 30, 1985 (62)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1923
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Aug 30, 1985 (62)

About

Jazz drummer who performed with the Miles Davis Quintet. He also co-founded a group called Dameronia.

Before Fame

In his early twenties, he was a drummer at New York's Cafe Society.

Trivia

He collaborated on albums with Elmo Hope, Freddie Hubbard, Hank Mobley, and Bill Evans.

Family Life

He married Eloise Woods Jones.

Associated With

He and Charlie Rouse both played music by Tadd Dameron.