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Phone (212) 581-3080
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Jazz

Roy Haynes

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012 8:30p
Birdland Brooklyn, NY

Billboard Magazine called legendary drummer Roy Haynes, "one of the seven wonders of modern jazz," while Thelonious Monk called him, “an eight ball in the side pocket" and guitarist Pat Metheny dubbed him, “the father of modern drumming." In any light, Haynes has been the pulse of jazz percussion for more than sixty years and has lent his unflagging energy and marvelous invention to literally thousands of performances and recordings by the likes of Louis Armstrong, Lester Young, Thelonious Monk,… Show more

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While Roy Haynes’s first big break came in 1947, backing legendary saxophonist Lester Young, it was not until 1958’s WE THREE that his name graced the front of an LP. That’s not to understate the importance of the Boston born drummer’s steady beat in the history of jazz; with a career that eclipsed a half-century, the ground-breaking skins man sat in with much of the jazz universe, from Young to Miles Davis to Charlie Parker to Eric Dolphy....
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Birdland
315 W. 44th St.
Brooklyn, NY 10036
(212) 581-3080
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