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Primal Swing

Primal Swing Band Members

Jeffrey Jones - Drums

Brent Deacon - Guitar

Loren Stidham - Bass

Mike Schmidt - Bass (Tulsa gigs only)

Primal Swing is one of the best jazz/fusion combos to come from Oklahoma. All of the musicians in the band are professionals who dedicate their lives to music. With an impressive catalog of tunes ranging from John Coltrane and Miles Davis to Chick Corea, and from Weather Report to John Scofield, it seems like there isn't anything that they can't play. They are also very dedicated to writing their own original compositions.

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Muskogee, OK

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced


Jeffrey Jones, Brent Deacon, and Loren Stidham all teach private music lessons in the Tulsa and Muskogee OK areas and master classes internationally on a regular basis. To set up an appointment please send an email to All levels of students are welcome, and all styles are also welcome.

Clinic/Workshop Information

Jeffrey Jones performs numerous drum clinics around the world every year. His clinics include everything from Jazz, to Latin, to Rock music

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