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Roy Haynes.

Roy Haynes artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Roy Haynes.

March 1, 2012 "My name is Roy Haynes and I'm the drummer. Give the drummer some!" Hear his band at Kennedy Center.

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March 6, 2008 The ageless drummer leads his Fountain of Youth band way downtown in New York City.

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Interviews & Profiles

Marcus Gilmore at the Village Vanguard.

February 6, 2013 Marcus Gilmore, 25, is in high demand these days. So is his grandpa: jazz legend Roy Haynes.

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April 29, 2005 New Orleans marks the 80th birthday of jazz drummer Roy Haynes with a month-long celebration.

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Reviews

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December 21, 2007 For his holiday gift suggestions, Fresh Air's jazz critic recommends a few box sets.

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September 5, 2007 Two new reissues, both recorded in the fall of 1958, showcase a pair of legendary jazz pianists.

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More Stories

Roy Haynes' new album, Roy-alty, comes out Sept. 13.

September 4, 2011 At 86, the drummer is an elder statesman with a youthful spirit and a crackling cymbal stroke.

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June 9, 2011 The Late Show is having "Drum Solo Week." So CBS had a 85-year-old jazz legend come on the program.

Miles Davis and the letter E

August 10, 2010 Wouldn't literacy education be more fun through jazz? Hear an A-through-E guide and tell us more.

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  • Artist: Paul Chambers, Roy Haynes, Phineas Newborn
 

Everybody Digs Bill Evans

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Fountain of Youth

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