Jo Jones reminds me of the wind. He has more class than any drummer I've ever heard and has been an influence on me ever since. I first heard him with Basie. Man, he could drive that band! With Jo there's none of that damn raucous tom-tom beating or riveting-machine stuff. Jo makes sense.
Nat Hentoff and Nat Shapiro, Hear Me Talkin' To Ya: The Classic Story of Jazz as Told by the Men Who Made It (London, 1992), p. 305. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435829095390 accessed: 26 September, 2023
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Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:24:56 +0100
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