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Ron Jones

Ron Jones

Music: Jazz, Swing, Blues & popular music

Saxophonist Ron Jones has recorded two original jazz CDs, written music for CNN, jammed onstage with Smokey Robinson and Kirk Whalum, and performed across the U.S. including recent recitals at Texas Tech University and Eastfield College. He teaches at Brookhaven College, in his hometown of Dallas, Tex. Jones holds a bachelor's degree from the University of North Texas and a Master of Music in Jazz Performance degree from New York University. While in New York, he studied with Chris Potter, George Garzone, Lenny Pickett, and Jim McNeely. He also performed at Birdland and 55 Bar.

He is available as:

Quartet: sax, piano or guitar, bass and drums. Lively poplular cocktail and dancing music. Original jazz also available

Trio: a mellow version of the quartet with three of the above instruments

Duo: Sax wit piano or guitar. Quiet tunes from jazz to rock

Solo: Ron performs solo saxophone - street musician style or one-man band with backup tracks. Saxophone and flute with popular tunes for small parties or dinner music.

 

Music Samples

solo sax - demo

 

Jazz/Sax piano duo

 

Quartet demo

 

Rutali (original)

 

Gospel

 

Motive - jazz

 

 

Partial Song List

Standards/Swing

Ain't Misbehavin'
All the Things You ARe
As Time Goes By
Bye Bye Blackbird
Cheek to Cheek
Come Rain or Come Shine
Don't Get ARound Much Any More
Fly Me To The Moon
Georgia On My Mind
In The Mood
It Had to be You
Just In Time
Lady Is a TrampLove
Mack The Knife
Misty
My Funny Valentine
New York New York
Night and Day
Night Train
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Satin Doll
'S Wonderful
Summertime
Take Five
Take The A-Train
Unforgettable
The Way You Look Tonight
When I Fall in Love

Smooth/Light Jazz

All Blues
Cantaloupe Island
The Chicken
Don't Know Why
Don't Stop The Carnival
Europa
Just the Two of Us
Maputo
Mr. Magic
Mercy Mercy
Riviera Paradise
So What
Songbird
Spain
Sugar
St Thomas
Take Five
Watermelon Man

Pop Sax Instrumentals

Ain't No Sunshine
Feel Like Makin Love
Green Onions
Heard It Through the Grapevine
How Sweet It Is
I Feel Good
I Wish
Just The Way You Are
Let's Stay Together
Moondance
My Cherie Amour
NY State Of Mind
Ooh Baby Baby
People Make The World Go Round
Pick UP the Pieces
Sleepwalk
Still Crazy
Stir it Up/One Love
Sunny
Sweet Love
That's the Way of the World
This Masquerade
Under The Boardwalk
Us & Them
What's Goin On
What You Won't Do for Love
When A Man Loves A Woman
You Are So Beautiful
You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman

 

Other

New Orleans/Dixieland
Bossa Novas
Birthday/holiday music