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Calvin Jones

Calvin Jones

Biography

Acoustic and electric bassist Calvin Jones was born in North Carolina. His recording resumé numbers over 50 CDs and he has toured and performed with Ray Anderson, Patti Austin, Don Braden, Cecil Brooks, Tom Brown, Alex Bugnon, Donald Byrd, Steve Coleman, Carla Cook, Ted Curson, Chico Freeman, Darrell Grant, Craig Harris, Jon Hendricks, Andrew Hill, Javon Jackson, Angela Johnson, Ronny Jordan, Eartha Kitt, Dave Koz, Les McCann, Greg Osby, Max Roach, Pharoah Sanders, James “Blood” Ulmer, Emeline Michel and Johannes Mössinger to name a few.

Mr. Jones has performed on Broadway with “Bring ‘N Da Noise, Bring ‘N Da Funk” (including the first national tour), “Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues” (with Gregory Porter), “All Shook Up”, “The Janis Joplin Show” and “Jagged Little Pill”.

Touring and performing has taken Mr. Jones to 40 countries and 45 of the 50 United States.

 

 

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Tours

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Other Countries

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Pit Musician (Other)

My Primary Instrument

  • Bass

My Instruments

  • Bass - electric
  • Bass - upright

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)

Pronouns

  • He/Him