Ka-Link – Philly Joe Jones
A cheerful Latin piece with a strong rhythmic drive.
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- Recording: J.R. Monterose - J.R. Monterose
- Recorded on: October 21, 1956
- Label: Blue Note (BN 1536)
- Concert Key: G
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Latin/swing (medium)
- Trumpet - Ira Sullivan
- Tenor Sax - J.R. Monterose
- Piano - Horace Silver
- Bass - Wilbur Ware
- Drums - Philly Joe Jones
This also could work as a feature for just the drummer, as you can hear in Rachel Gould's recording of her lyric version entitled Listen To Mister Jones (in B-flat, with an accompaniment-only MP3).
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...