Lionel Jones

About Lionel Jones

<a href="https://www.musicsubmit.com/CDsaleArtist.cfm?BN=14226&amp;RS=14065">BUY NOW!</a> Lionel Jones <p>Lionel Jones was born in Verdun France. Traveling most of his young life, Lionel calls the world his home. Having roots in Baltimore Maryland, Lionel cultivated his musical sounds of urban contemporary to blend in with different genres from around the world. Lionel started his formal music training on the snare drum at a Junior High School in Wahiawa, Hawaii. Lionel played in his High School drum line and received the John Phillips Sousa Award. Following graduation he took his talents to the Hutchinson Sky Ryders Drum and Bugle Corps. He completed his Bachelors Degree in Music Education at New Mexico State University. </p><p>Lionel discovered his unique talent for the vibraphone at N.M.S.U. He was encouraged to pursue vocal training because of his smooth and lyrical voice. So Lionel accepted a scholarship to Berklee School of Music in Boston, where he studied both vocal and percussion training for a year. While at Berklee, Lionel performed with such jazz notables as Cyrus Chestnut, Delphio Marselus, Mark Whitfield, and Jeff Sparks. He furthered his formal musical training by completing Master Degree courses at Jacksonville State University. Lionel has toured all over the world. He has performed in such places as Germany, London England, Canada, Japan, Korea, and the Philippines. After college, Lionel spent 6 years performing percussion instruments and singing in the Army Band. Continuing to pursue his musical career he remained in the South and calls &quot;Atlanta Georgia&quot; his home. Lionel&#39;s creative style brings you into a world that has no boundaries. His music is an inspiration to all those who hear it. Lionel is currently working on his newest jazz project entitled Papa Jones. You can hear Lionel&#39;s mastery of the vibraphone on his first jazz CD Full Circle. Lionel also made a guest appearance on Arrow Records Christmas Holiday release of Christmas Presence. He has sung background vocals at the Gospel Heritage Music Awards for such notables as Donnie McClurkin, V. Michael McKay, Marvin Sapp, Fred Hammond, Byron Cage, Andre Crouch, and Tonex. Lionel has also given vocal support for Larnel Harris and Babie Mason. Lionel opened in concert for gospel greats like Dottie Peoples and Helen Baylor. </p><p>Lionel Jones is a brilliant musician with extraordinary talent to create jazz music that soothes the soul restores peace of mind and ushers you into the place of tranquility we all long for. Sit back and relax as the melodious sounds of smooth jazz vibraphone and vocals calm your spirit, soul and body. </p><p>Booking:<br />Lionel Jones Productions Inc.<br />Phone: 404-403-6876<br />E-mail: jnsandjns@cs.com </p>
 

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