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Jo Jones

Jo Jones

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birthday
7th
October, 1911
Death
3rd
September, 1985
Birth Place
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Birth Sign
libra
Biography

Jonathan David Samuel 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.

instruments played
drums
Also Known As

Papa Jo Jones Kansas City Jo Jones

Associated Acts

Count Basie

Birth Name

Jonathan David Samuel Jones

Genres

Jazz

Name

Jo Jones

Nationality

United States of America

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