Roy Haynes


You always figure he’s going to start to wind down, but the eve-virile drummer’s sense of attack is relentless. Of course, perpetual oomph could be a parlor trick, as what keeps the bop drummer’s audience enraptured is the nuance guiding his work. In Haynesville, finesse always trumps fury.

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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 12, 2012

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