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Old 07-15-2010, 03:46 AM
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Default Re: Philly Joe Jones

Originally Posted by Funky CrÍpe View Post
QUESTION: in miles' biography he says that he would tell drummers he played with to "play that joe jones lick"......what the hell is that lick!???
would it be the one where he just plays the left hand on it's own for a bar or two after playing say, some triplets??
You mean the "Philly" lick. I've been wondering about that, too. It's hard to get a specific idea from how Miles Davis talks about it, and he says that Jones made a lot of money playing that lick.

So what is the "Philly" lick?
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