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Jazz Legend Roy Haynes  83-year-old Pioneer of Jazz Drumming and Forever Hip Living Link to the Giants of Jazz Brings Jazz to a new audience with guest spot as a Classic Jazz DJ and performer on Rockstar Games record-breaking new release GRAND THEFT AUTO IV.  Haynes also made international news as he joined the legends of Rock at the Jammy Awards earlier this month at MSG. Honoring Lifetime Achievement Award winners PHISH (who reunited for the occasion), Haynes performed jazz versions of two Phish songs in a jam led by Phish pianist Page McConnell.  The eternally youthful musician continues to perform and sell out concerts around the globe he also recently been the subject of a 3 CD/1 DVD retrospective boxed set A LIFE IN TIME: THE ROY HAYNES STORY, which was on The New Yorker's shortlist of Best Boxed Sets of 2007. The set spans the history of jazz, and features Roy with Bird, Miles, Monk, Coltrane,and a litany of other jazz giants.

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