Date of Birth:
9 September 1927
Elvin Jones played in 1 movies in the Comedy, Musical, Western, Music genres.
Elvin Jones didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 5.
Performed with John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Charlie Mingus and Wardell Grey.In 1960, he became a member of John Coltrane's quartet.He was called by Life magazine "the world's greatest rhythmic drummer."Formed Elvin Jones' Jazz Machine after leaving the Coltrane quartet.Two of his brothers were also musicians: Hank, a jazz pianist, and Thad, a trumpet and flugelhorn player.He had a son and a daughter with his wife Keiko.