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Elvin Memorial

Discussion in 'Off Topic [DB]' started by Robert Sabin, Jun 25, 2004.


  1. For those interested,

    The memorial for Elvin Jones will be Sat. June 26th at 10am (it was changed from 11am) at Riverside Church in NYC.
     
  2. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    I would love to be there.
     
  3. bassgeek

    bassgeek

    Oct 19, 2000
    Asheville, NC
    I'll be there. I only saw Elvin once in '98 or so in L.A. at the Jazz Bakery. It was a shame; there were only about 20 people there. My girlfriend at the time, a non-musician who had no idea who she was seeing, had a serious impact from watching him perform. "He plays from the heart" she said. I used to listen to "A Love Supreme" every Sunday. He had such a non-technical way he approached the drums that got to the essence of what music and rhythm were really about.