A shout out and very special thank you to Julian MacDonough who found this gem.
From Kongsberg, Norway circa. 1975 here's a documentary with some great performance footage and insightful interviews from the likes of Ed Thigpen, Billy Higgins, Elvin Jones and Dannie Richmond:
I really like Mr. Higgins' answer when asked what the role of the drummer is:
"He's a navigator", Higgins replied...now think about THAT for awhile!
And here's a short-cut to the footage of Elvin Jones and his quartet (featuring Pat LaBarbera on tenor saxophone....apparently this was also his very first European tour with Elvin's band):