Different Drummer: Elvin Jones (1979)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Instrumental Music, Biography, Music History  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This biography of jazz drummer Elvin Jones, looks at his family, his roots in black church music, the beginning of his career in postwar Detroit and his composition of "Three Card Molly." Performance footage of Jones playing with Pat LaBarbara, Ryo Kawasaki, and David Williams is included.

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career-retrospective, demonstration [display], drums, innovation, jazz, roots [origins], music