Rifftide: Papa Jo Jones

Like many bloggers I am a voracious reader. I recently finished the brilliant book “Rifftide: The Life and Opinions of Papa Jo Jones.” I’ve posted several times on a variety of topics featuring Papa Jo and he is obviously one of my favorite drummers. The more I study the man the more I become impressed with him as both a drummer and a person. His talents and insights on jazz music are second to none and his contributions to the craft are extraordinary. Here is the  trailer for “Rifftide” which presents the book far better than I could:

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