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Philly Joe Jones (Drums)

Born: 15th July 1923, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US

Died: 30th August 1985, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US

Nationality: American

Joseph Rudolph "Philly Joe" Jones was an American jazz drummer, known as the drummer for the first "Great" Miles Davis Quintet. He should not be confused with "Papa" Jo Jones, another drummer who had a long tenure with Count Basie. The two men died only a few days apart.

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