Elvin Jones bio

Birth Name: Elvin Jones

Occupation: Drummer

Place Of Birth: Pontiac

Date Of Birth: September 9, 1927

Date Of Death: May 18, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Elvin Jones was born on the 9th of September, 1927. He was best known for being a Drummer. Post-bop jazz drummer who was a member of the John Coltrane Quartet.

Elvin Jones was born in Pontiac. He served in the US Army. His first professional gig was at Detroit’s Grand River Street club in 1949. He was influenced by Louis Armstrong .

Elvin Jones was a Virgo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Elvin Jones was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Elvin Jones is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Elvin Jones’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Elvin Jones’s parents.

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Elvin Jones was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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REAL NAME: Elvin Jones
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Elvin Jones was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Elvin Jones was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Elvin Jones had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Elvin Jones’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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