Play jazz drum beats like Elvin Jones
Online virtual game with Elvin Jones' jazz drum set
Elvin Jones was one of the greatest drummers
in jazz history and played drums with John Coltrane and all the Jazz Stars.
Born in 1927 in Pontiac, Michigan, Elvin Jones began his career as a professional jazz drummer in the 1940's.
Elvin Jones' style is unmistakable, his powerful and torrential drumming characterized the hard bop period
and influenced most of the jazz drummers who came after.
In his long career he has played drums with the greatest jazz musicians of all times,
and his most well-known collaboration is with John Coltrane's Quintet, with which he achieved worldwide fame.
After the experience with Coltrane, Elvin Jones played drums with Duke Ellington's Orchestra
before forming his own band, Elvin Jones' Jazz Machine.
In the jazz drumming lesson dedicated to Elvin Jones you can find and learn the transcription of a Elvin Jones' drum solo, from the album Autumn Leaves recorded by The Great Jazz Trio in 2002.
Play jazz drum beats along to your favorite music on Elvin Jones' jazz drum set with your PC keyboard, pressing the keys matching snare drum, bass drum, toms and cymbals.