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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 The General's Daughter (1999), Charmed (1998) and Zachariah (1971). 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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Known For

Charmed Soundtrack
Zachariah Music Department
Days in My Father's House Music Department


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 2003 The Mesmerist (Short) (musician)
 1971 Zachariah (musician: drum solo)
 1968 Days in My Father's House (musician: drums)
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 1971 Zachariah
Job Cain
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 2002 Charmed (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Womb Raider (2002) ... (performer: "Stealing Babies")
 1999 The General's Daughter (writer: "Downstairs")
 1971 Zachariah (performer: "Drum Solo")
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 1991 Golden Jazz Concert: Elvin Jones (TV Special)
 1989 The Bird: Charlie 'Bird' Parker, 1920-1955 (TV Mini Series documentary)
- Just Friends (1989) ... Self
 1979 Different Drummer: Elvin Jones (Documentary short)
 1965 John Coltrane: Live à Comblain La Tour (TV Movie)
Self - Drummer (as The John Coltrane Quartet)
 1963 Jazz Casual (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 December 1963 (1963) ... Self
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 2016 Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary (Documentary)
Self (uncredited)
 2012 Beware of Mr. Baker (Documentary)
 2007 Jazz Icons: John Coltrane Live in '60, '61 & '65 (Video)
Self - Pianist (as The John Coltrane Quartet)
 1997 Blue Note - A Story of Modern Jazz (TV Movie documentary)

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Alternate Names:

The John Coltrane Quartet | Elvin Ray Jones


Keiko Jones  (his death) | See more »

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Inducted into the Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame in 1991. See more »

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