Tag Archives: Roy Haynes

Drummer Shortcomings Lead to Innovations Pt 2 – Roy Haynes

SKF NOTE: Yesterday, 9/22/20, I wrote about Kenny Clarke’s frustration trying to play left handed snare accents while crossing his right arm over-and-above his left while keeping time on his hi-hat. His frustration was the catalyst for Clarke’s experimenting with … Continue reading

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Roy Haynes on Papa Jo Jones (1986)

SKF NOTE: More words of wisdom from drum pioneer Roy Haynes about drum pioneer Papa Jo Jones. Roy Haynes: “Young drummers who never got to see Papa Jo play missed the treat of their lives. “Jo Jones had a feeling … Continue reading

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Roy Haynes – Not Everything I Play Has a Name

SKF NOTE: Happy Birthday to drum pioneer Roy Haynes. I am thankful to have listened to Roy in concert twice, and to have interviewed him. I can’t explain why, but what I remember most of my interview with him, was … Continue reading

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Roy Haynes – Previously Unreleased 1961 Live Recording w/ Stan Getz Quartet

SKF NOTE: Listening to my copy as I write. Great band all around. Roy Haynes burns. “Getz At The Gate” is a previously unreleased 1961 live recording from the historic Village Gate in New York City. This release features an … Continue reading

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Three Roy’s and a Dawson: In Concert 1971

SKF NOTE: Here’s another hour of in concert video of some top shelf musicians. The drummers are Roy Haynes with Jimmy Smith, Roy McCurdy with Cannonball Adderley, Alan Dawson with Dave Brubeck, and Roy Brooks with Charlie Mingus.

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