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Elvin Jones (I) (1927–2004)

Elvin Jones was born on September 9, 1927 in Pontiac, Michigan, USA as Elvin Ray Jones. He is known for his work on Zachariah (1971), Jazz Icons: John Coltrane Live in '60, '61 & '65 (2007) and Days in My Father's House (1968). He was married to Keiko Jones and Shirley DeFranco. He died on May 18, 2004 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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 1971 Zachariah (musician: drum solo)
 1968 Days in My Father's House (musician: drums)
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 1971 Zachariah (performer: "Drum Solo")
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 1991 Golden Jazz Concert: Elvin Jones (TV Movie)
 1979 Different Drummer: Elvin Jones (Documentary short)
 1963 Jazz Casual (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 December 1963 (1963) ... Himself
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 1997 Blue Note - A Story of Modern Jazz (TV Movie documentary)

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