Jo Jones’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 7, 1911

Death Date

Sep 3, 1985

Age of Death

73 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Sep 3, 1985

Profession

Drummer

The drummer Jo Jones died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known by the nickname Papa Jo Jones, he was a jazz drummer who collaborated with artists like Art Blakey and Sonny Stitt. He was a Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame inductee in 1974.

He was married to Vivien Greene until her death.