Posts in category: Philly Joe Jones

Philly Joe Jones Drum Solo Video

I love this clip. Philly Joe is one of my favorite all time jazz drummers and his soloing is one of the reasons I get excited by his playing. Just check out his hands! So fluid, so loose, such flow to his ideas. It looks effortless. Inspired.

Philly Joe Jones: “Deep Night” transcription

Philly Joe Jones is one of my favorite jazz drumming soloists. In fact, he is one of my favorite jazz drummers period. He had everything: great groove (a killin’ ride cymbal beat….a perfect triplet phrase that created a swinging pocket), great chops (Buddy Rich asked Philly to be HIS drummer, when Buddy decided he wanted […]