Philly Joe Jones – One For Joe (Drum Solo)

Sounds from Rikers Island (Audio Fidelity, 1963) is an album by jazz pianist and composer Elmo Hope. It features Hope on piano, Lawrence Jackson on trumpet, Freddie Douglas on saxophones, John Gilmore on tenor, Ronnie Boykins on bass, Philly Joe Jones on drums, Earl Coleman and Marcelle Daniels on vocals. The track listing is comprised … More Philly Joe Jones – One For Joe (Drum Solo)

Philly Joe with Art Pepper

For jazz lovers this month I’ll share two transcriptions from the work of Philly Joe Jones with two great jazz musicians… Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section (Contemporary/Original Jazz Classics, 1957) is a legendary album,¬†despite the physical shape and possible exaggerations Art Pepper created his milestone, with the support of Miles Davis’ rhythm section. Personnel: … More Philly Joe with Art Pepper

Philly Joe Jones – Sid’s Ahead (Trading Fours)

Another Philly Joe Jones drum lick. Here’s the trading 4’s played by Philly Joe on the tune Sid’s Ahead by Miles Davis from the classic album Milestones¬†(1958). On this Davis plays both trumpet and piano, it was also the last time that the rhythm section (Philly Joe Jones, Red Garland, and Paul Chambers) has played … More Philly Joe Jones – Sid’s Ahead (Trading Fours)