Born: November 16, 1979 Primary Instrument: Drums
Jeremy is shredding his drum kit like a samurai, using weapons that range from shakers to bells to mallets to the butte end of his own drumsticks. I have never seen a man play jazz drums with more intensity. - Colorado Music Buzz Magazine, March 2007
Intensity, passion, joy, and love pour out when Jeremy plays music. It is evident why he says music can be a powerful pointer to a state of consciousness in which joy and peace are natural and spontaneous.
Jeremy Jones was raised in Denver, Colorado, and began playing drums in elementary school. Throughout high school Jeremy played in percussion ensemble, jazz ensemble, symphonic band. He also started playing original music in a band with some high school classmates....
Awards:1999 - Awarded Lionel Hampton Jazz Scholarship from Duke University 2003 - selected to Betty Carter Jazz Ahead program 2005 - selected to Betty Carter Jazz Ahead program
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As A Side Musician
Awakening to Life
Jeremy Jones Xtet
Tracks: Flowin'; Blues for PJ; Rapture; Reticence; Animalian; Feeling at Ease; Sparkling McLean; The Bounce; Sakalash; Self Scrutiny; Rollin'; Awaken to Life
Personnel: Thomas Marriott: trumpet. Steve Treseler: tenor sax. John Hansen: piano. Phil Sparks: bass. Jeremy Jones: drums
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Discussion of how to play from your deepest joyful creative self, and how to observe and transcend all thought-based obstacles having to do with not-good-enough, need-to-impress-others, and comparisons which drain the musician of creative energy.