Roy Haynes

  • Born: (Boston, Massachusetts, United States)

Roy Owen Haynes is an American jazz drummer and group leader.
Haynes is among the most recorded drummers in jazz, and in a career lasting over 70 years has played in a wide range of styles ranging from swing and bebop to jazz fusion and avant-garde jazz.
He has a highly expressive, personal style ("Snap Crackle" was a nickname given him in the 1950s).

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