Thread: Elvin Jones
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Old 03-16-2006, 11:53 PM
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Default Re: The Almighty Elvin Jones

Originally Posted by OceanDirt
words cannot begin to describe the amazingness of elvin jones (especially at 3 AM). i saw him play just a few months before he passed away, and it was the greatest gift i could have ever asked for. i love his playing, it's so powerful and it feels like nothing else.

another track worth checking out is wayne shorter's "deluge" off of juju (in fact, check out the whole album while you're at it). not only is elvin's playing phenominal, but so is wayne's. his solo is immensely powerful, helped hugely by elvin's work.
amazing song! elvins playing give a very positive powerful feeling when i hear it.
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