Happy 96th Birthday To Drumming Legend Roy Haynes (Watch “Scapple From The Apple”))

Happy 96th birthday today to drumming legend Roy Haynes who was born on 3/13/25. Haynes is among the most recorded drummers in jazz, and in a career lasting more than 70 years has played in a wide range of styles ranging from swing and bebop to jazz fusion and avant-garde jazz. Haynes has led his own groups, some performing under the name Hip Ensemble and has worked with Stan Getz, Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Sarah Vaughan and others. Check out Haynes on “Scrapple From The Apple” featuring Stan Getz, Gary Burton, and Steve Swallow.

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