Jo Jones

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Jonathan David Samuel "Jo" Jones (October 7, 1911 – September 3, 1985) was an American jazz drummer. A band leader and pioneer in jazz percussion, Jones anchored the Count Basie Orchestra rhythm section from 1934 to 1948. He was sometimes known as Papa Jo Jones to distinguish him from younger drummer Philly Joe Jones

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1955 The Jo Jones Special Jo Jones 1
1958 The Oscar Peterson Trio At Newport The Oscar Peterson Trio with Roy Eldridge, Sonny Stitt & Jo Jones 2
1959 Jo Jones Trio Jo Jones Trio 2
1960 Vamp 'til Ready Jo Jones And His Orchestra 2
1977 Our Man, Papa Jo! Jo Jones 1
1977 Jo Jones Jo Jones 1
1977 The Main Man Jo Jones 1
2010 Jo Jones Special Septet Jo Jones 5 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 Percussion and Bass Jo Jones/Milt Hinton 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2007 At Newport Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Pete Brown Jo Jones 1

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