Jazz artist nicknamed snap crackle whose career lasted over sixty years and he became one of the most recorded drummers in jazz history. From 1947 to 1949 he worked with lester young, and from 1949 to 1952 was a member of the charlie parker quintet. He has also led his own groups, some performing under the. His subsequent playing on the album, a landmark for pianist andrew hill, confronts nearabstraction with indefatigable poise. Out of the afternoon roy haynes quartet, roy haynes. Out of the afternoon by roy haynes quartet album, post. Jazz unlimited for may 5, 2019, presents the career of roy haynes. From the moment he walked onstage at chicago symphony center, his entire body became a rhythm instrument even before he sat behind his. The stuttering snap crackle, taken from 1962s out in the afternoon and featuring kirk and pianist tommy flanagan, is one of hayness most distinctive and minimalist originals, its. He is an actor, known for the preachers wife 1996, grand theft auto iv 2008 and live from lincoln center 1976. Roy haynes quartet out of the afternoon july 11, 2016 the jazz record roy haynes steps out of his usual role as a master sideman to lead an exciting and adventurous session that features the outsized talents of roland kirk.
His style is quick, clean and precise and he remains as active and. Roy haynes is equally, perhaps more, distinctive but wider fame beyond the jazz cognoscenti tends to elude him. Discover top playlists and videos from your favorite artists on shazam. The jazz record explorations into vintage jazz vinyl. Haynes snapcrackle provides the annunciatory intro to this underrated gem, recorded in 1963 and released in 66. Haynes is among the most recorded drummers in jazz, and in a career lasting more than 60 years. Roy haynes made his professional debut in 1944 in his native boston and began his fulltime professional career in 1945. Roy owen haynes is an american jazz drummer and bandleader. Snap crackle, fly me to the moon, moon ray, raoul, long wharf. He also established a distinctively crisp and rapidfire sound on the snare. Roy haynes is credited as jazz drummer, roy haynes trio, snap crackle.
The solo, constructed within a 12 bar blues framework, is classic in terms of its simplicity, melodic phrasing and subtlety. Roy haynes with booker ervin cracklin new jazz nj 8286. Roy owen haynes is an american jazz drummer and group leader. Roy owen haynes born march, 1925 is an american jazz drummer and group leader. His fashion sense, like his crisp and energetic drum work, has been part of his signature for decadesbassist al mckibbon didnt dub him snap crackle for nothing. Haynes was nicknamed snap, crackle by bassist al mckibbon to describe the drummers evocative, multiaccented sound. The transcription below was taken from haynes work on out of the afternoon roy haynes impulseas23.
Hear him with lester young, miles davis, charlie parker, john coltrane, and others. Haynes was born in boston, massachusetts and began his full time professional career in 1945. Snap crackle by roy haynes quartet on amazon music. The tune is a haynes original entitled snap, crackle, recorded with roland kirk and tommy flannagan in 1962. Drummer roy haynes career reads like a rollcall of jazz history. Haynes moniker mr snap crackle describes his sound eloquently. The album is a delightful mix of techniques in arrangement and performance, with all of the musicians delivering terrific work. Roy haynes musician music database radio swiss jazz. Roy haynes quartet out of the afternoon updated friday, 1 nov 2019 21. And four titans of bebop came together in a dive bar for a rare jam session. Some other spring writtenby arthur herzog, ira kitchings 3.
Roy haynes quartet out of the afternoon 1962, vinyl. Listen to albums by roy haynes on myspace, stream free online music by roy haynes roy haynes. Marvelous record by this insiders tip jazz combo headed by roy haynes. Haynes endorses yamaha drums, pedals and hardware, zildjian cymbals and remo drumheads. Song information for snap crackle roy haynes on allmusic. Roy haynes born march, 1925 in roxbury, massachusetts is an american jazz drummer and bandleader who voices himself as the host of the jazz nation radio 108. Roy haynes quartet, snap crackle though hed proven himself an indispensable drummer by 1962, and had made a few wellreceived albums, roy haynes took a leap forward with out of the afternoon, which impulse. Haynes also fashioned a reputation for sartorial excellence, winning an award. Roy haynes was born in boston in 1925, and made his professional debut as a jazz musician when he was only 17. Roy haynes drums roland kirk tenor sax, manzello, strich, c flute, nose flute tommy flanagan piano henry grimes bass. Play the songs, albums, playlists and podcasts you love on the allnew pandora.
Discover lyrics and videos from roy haynes on shazam. He worked with saxophonist lester young, and from 1949 to 1952 was a member of charlie parkers quintet. Roland kirk if youre not familiar with kirk, just check out raoul and snap crackle both haynes originals, the second named after a euphemism for his drumming style where the great jazzman employs his style of playing more than one brass instrument at the same time. In a career lasting over 70 years he has played swing, bebop, jazz fusion, and avantgarde jazz. 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 avantgarde jazz. Roy owen haynes born march, 1925 is an american jazz drummer. Especially mulittalentinstrumentalist roland kirk shows his impressive skills. Hes leaving a lot of silence and his phrases are very melodic. A selective guide to the best of roy haynes jazztimes.
Roy haynes was born on march, 1925 in roxbury, massachusetts, usa. The genius of roy haynes by mark andrew hale trio below date. He also recorded at the time with bud powell, wardell gray, and stan getz. Roy owen haynes born march, 1925 1 is an american jazz drummer and group leader. Out of the afternoon by roy haynes quartet on amazon music.
Haynes, known as snap, crackle to other jazz professionals, is an american jazz drummer and musical director who is among the most recorded drummers in jazz, and, without a doubt, an inspiration to musicians young and old. There has been a longstanding misperception about roy haynes one that the influential jazz drummer wants cleared up once and for all. The interaction between the band members is well balanced and good arranged. Moon ray, snap crackle, long wharf and some other spring. Snap crackle chuckles for a moment and adds, i just like to get on the bandstand and play. Everything you read about me says i was born in 1926, but thats wrong. Roy haynes is a drummer from boston, massachusetts, usa. As much as i like the drumming on this and almost any other haynes work, i have to agree that this is not of 5 star quality the best of the best. Roy haynes marcus strickland martin bejerano john sullivan. Listen on your mobile phone, desktop, tv, smart speakers or in the car.
Roy haynes percolating on drums is like ali dancing on the tips of his toes, jabbin, snapping heads back, which is why they call him snap crackle, for. Known as snap crackle for his snare drum playing, drummer. Sign up for a subscription plan to stream adfree and ondemand. Its a short solo and roy is accompanied by henry grimes on bass. Check out snap crackle by roy haynes quartet on amazon music. Its coming from the track entitled snap crackle from the album out of the afternoon 1962, impulse. Hes the most stylish person in the room, at all times, says jeff tain watts. I was born in 1925, so im 73 now, not 72, haynes says, proudly. Roy haynes biography, birth date, birth place and pictures. Roy owen haynes was born in the roxbury section of boston in 1925, the third of gustavus and edna haynes four children, all sons. Snap crackle was a nickname given him in the 1950s. He also uses his zildjian roy haynes signature drumstick and has a yamaha roy haynes signature snare drum. Drummer roy haynes performs in newport, rhode island in 2009. Live at the riverbop, out of the afternoon, top tracks.1324 711 348 1270 527 610 1206 754 279 477 1402 314 178 1116 1500 226 36 1500 256 1352 1135 1584 689 66 821 1422 860 1186 655 1335 417 1160