Philly Joe Jones

About Philly Joe Jones

As a member of the famous Miles Davis Quintet of the 1950s, Philly Joe Jones was one of the most influential drummers in modern jazz. His driving, aggressive style fueled Davis's most popular period, and he appeared on countless other classic recordings of the time. He is also remembered as a powerfully inventive soloist.

HOMETOWN
Philadelphia, PA, United States
BORN
July 15, 1923
GENRE
Jazz

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