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Elvin Jones

One of the most important jazz drummers in history. Master of a high energy loose, legato style of playing.

Tony! Tony! Tony!

Bunny Williams, session drummer on many hits for Studio 1

Jo Jones

didierleclair: “DRUMMER: JOE JONES He greatly influenced all swing and bop drummers. He is remembered for his light but forceful playing and constant smile in the Count Basie Orchestra.

http://www.drummerworld.com/drummers/Elvin_Jones.html

A website dedicated to jazz drummer, Elvin Jones. Jones left an indelible mark on jazz drumming, giving the drums a speaking voice that was entirely his own.

Stanton Moore- New Orleans native and drummer for Galactic.

Stanton Moore- New Orleans native & drummer for Galactic.

Drummerworld: Danny Seraphine

Drummerworld: Danny Seraphine

Gene Krupa ----Neil went to this guy to learn more about the art of drumming when Neil was already a great drummer!

Gene Krupa ----Buddy Rich enjoyed more notoriety, but this guy was just as good.

Buddy Rich | Buddy Rich Pictures | Famous Drummers

Buddy Rich at his drumkit in this smiling black and white portrait photo.

Louie Bellson (Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James, Duke Ellington, Jimmy Dorsey, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, many others)

The great Louie Bellson. Innovated double bass drum kit and triple bass drum kit. Also married to Pearl Bailey for 38 years!

Dannie Richmond

Dannie Richmond, long-time drummer for Charles Mingus

Paul Motian, great jazz drummer, dead at 80.

Paul Motian, Drummer, Composer and Bandleader, Dies at 80

Paul Motian, great jazz drummer, dead at