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A life in time : the Roy Haynes story

Roy Haynes (performer)
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A life in time : the Roy Haynes story

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Extra subject
jazz, compilatie
Title
A life in time : the Roy Haynes story
Performer
Roy Haynes  (drums)
Publisher
Dreyfus Jazz, 2007
3 cd's + bonus dvd-video + boekje
Playing time
03:35:17
EAN
3460503688827
CDR
JE28693

About Roy Haynes

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Roy Owen Haynes (born March 13, 1925) is an American jazz drummer. He is among the most recorded drummers in jazz. In a career lasting over 75 years he has played swing, bebop, jazz fusion, avant-garde jazz and is considered the father of modern jazz drumming. "Snap Crackle" was a nickname given to him in the 1950s.

He has led bands such as the Hip Ensemble. His albums Fountain of Youth and Whereas were nominated for a Grammy Award. He was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 1999. His son Graham Haynes is a cornetist; his son Craig Holiday Haynes and grandson Marcus Gilmore are both drummers.

Career

Haynes was born in the Roxbury section of Boston, Massachusetts. His younger brother, Michael E. Haynes, would become an important leader in the black community of Massachusetts, working with Martin Luther King Jr. during the civil rights movement, representing Roxbury in the Massachusetts House…Read more on Wikipedia