Elvin Jones

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A technical virtuoso who expanded the role of post-bop drummers, bridging the gap between advanced hard bop and the avant-garde.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Gretsch Drum Night at Birdland
1960 Gretsch Drum Night at Birdland Roulette Records / Blue Note
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Together!
1961 Together! WEA International
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Gretsch Drum Night at Birdland, Vol. 2
1961 Gretsch Drum Night at Birdland, Vol. 2 Rhino / Warner Music
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Elvin Jones and Company
1962 Elvin Jones and Company
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Elvin!
1962 Elvin! Concord / Original Jazz Classics / Riverside
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Illumination!
1963 Illumination! Impulse!
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And Then Again
1965 And Then Again Rhino
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Dear John C.
1965 Dear John C. Impulse!
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Midnight Walk
1966 Midnight Walk Atlantic
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The Ultimate Elvin Jones
1968 The Ultimate Elvin Jones Blue Note
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Live at the Village Vanguard
1968 Live at the Village Vanguard Enja
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Puttin' It Together
1968 Puttin' It Together Blue Note / Universal
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Heavy Sounds
1968 Heavy Sounds Impulse! / PolyGram
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Jazz for a Sunday Afternoon
1969 Jazz for a Sunday Afternoon Blue Note / Capitol
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Poly-Currents
1969 Poly-Currents Blue Note
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Coalition
1970 Coalition Blue Note
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Merry-Go-Round
1971 Merry-Go-Round Blue Note / Universal
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Genesis
1971 Genesis Blue Note
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Live at the Lighthouse, Vol. 1
1972 Live at the Lighthouse, Vol. 1 Blue Note / Universal
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Live at the Lighthouse, Vol. 2
1972 Live at the Lighthouse, Vol. 2 Blue Note
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Mr. Jones
1973 Mr. Jones Blue Note
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Elvin Jones Is on the Mountain
1975 Elvin Jones Is on the Mountain One Way Records
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New Agenda
1975 New Agenda Universe
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Elvin Jones Live at the Town Hall: John Coltrane Memorial Concert
1976 Elvin Jones Live at the Town Hall: John Coltrane Memorial Concert
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Summit Meeting
1976 Summit Meeting Vanguard
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The Main Force
1976 The Main Force Universal Distribution / Universe
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Together
1976 Together Universe
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The Prime Element
1977 The Prime Element Blue Note
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Time Capsule
1977 Time Capsule Universe
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Confirmation
1978 Confirmation Enja
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Live in Japan 1978: Dear John C.
1978 Live in Japan 1978: Dear John C. SLP
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Remembrance
1978 Remembrance MPS Records
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Heart to Heart
1980 Heart to Heart Denon Records
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Earth Jones
1982 Earth Jones Quicksilver
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Brother John
1982 Brother John Quicksilver
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For John
1982 For John Palo Alto
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Love & Peace
1982 Love & Peace Evidence
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Reunited
1982 Reunited Black Hawk
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Love Me with All Your Heart
1983 Love Me with All Your Heart Muse
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Live at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 1
1984 Live at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 1 Landmark
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Live at Pit Inn, 1985
1985 Live at Pit Inn, 1985 Sony Music Distribution
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In Europe
1991 In Europe Enja
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Youngblood
1992 Youngblood Enja
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When I Was at Aso Mountain
1993 When I Was at Aso Mountain Enja
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Going Home
1993 Going Home Enja
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It Don't Mean a Thing
1993 It Don't Mean a Thing Enja
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Familiar Ground
1997 Familiar Ground WestWind
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Vol. 2
1999 Vol. 2 Trio
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Fumio Karashima/Moon Flower
1999 Fumio Karashima/Moon Flower AMJ
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Albert Mangelsdorff and His Friends
2003 Albert Mangelsdorff and His Friends MPS Records
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The Truth: Heard Live at the Blue Note
2004 The Truth: Heard Live at the Blue Note Half Note Records
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A New Dawn
2013 A New Dawn Quicksilver
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At Onkel Pö's Carnegie Hall Hamburg, 1981
2017 At Onkel Pö's Carnegie Hall Hamburg, 1981 Jazzline Records
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Tribute to John Coltrane: A Love Supreme
Tribute to John Coltrane: A Love Supreme Sony Music Distribution
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Live at Pit Inn Tokyo, Japan
Live at Pit Inn Tokyo, Japan Sony Music Distribution
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