Jazz artist nicknamed Snap Crackle whose career lasted over sixty years and he became one of the most recorded drummers in jazz history. He also lead the Hip Ensemble.
He collaborated with saxophonist Lester Young from 1947 until 1949, saxophonist Charlie Parker’s quintet from 1949 until 1952, and singer Sarah Vaughan from 1953 until 1958.
He was the host of jazz radio station JNR in the popular video game Grand Theft Auto IV.
His son Graham Haynes became a respected cornetist, while his other son, Craig, became a drummer.
He was named one of the Best Dressed Men in America by Esquire in 1960, alongside Fred Astaire, Cary Grant, and Clark Gable.
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How old is Roy Haynes? He was born in 1925, he is 98 years old.
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|Age||98 years old|
|Birthday||March 13, 1925|
Quotes by Roy Haynes
I’m still growing I take each day, one day-at-a-time. I’m always thinking and dreaming. As long as this heart keeps beating, there will be new things coming along.— Roy Haynes
Advice may not be good advice 10 or 15 years from now. Someone could tell you something years ago and it might not work now. The world is constantly changing. One word could mean something different today. Today you can’t give advice to anyone.— Roy Haynes
The fountain of youth with the youthful young musician is one meaning, and the fountain of youth with the youthful energy of the leader is another meaning.— Roy Haynes
This is my religion. I take long breaks now when I don’t perform and I am not myself when I am not performing.— Roy Haynes
What advice do I tell my grandson? I listen to him.— Roy Haynes