Joe's Delight – Philly Joe Jones
This medium swing is light, breezy, and lovely!
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- Recording: Philly Joe Jones - Showcase
- Recorded on: November, 1959
- Label: Riverside (RLP 12-313)
- Concert Key: E-flat
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium)
- Trombone - Julian Priester
- Tenor Sax - Bill Barron
- Piano - Dolo Coker
- Bass - Jimmy Garrison
- Drums - Philly Joe Jones
You can read more about Philly Joe's history in the notes to his composition Joe's Debut, also recorded on the "Showcase" album.
July 15, 1923 – August 30, 1985
Philly Joe Jones was one of the most well-known drummers of his era. A natural comedian, he was a spellbinding storyteller, both in music and in words. Here's a famous example clipPJJ recorded by engineer Rudy Van Gelder before a session. Read more...