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, 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.
To hear samples of acoustic and electric bass playing click on each one of the seven links below the email address to the left on this bio.
- Off Broadway
- NYC/Tri-State Area
- Other Countries
Interested in touring?
- Pit Musician (Other)
My Primary Instrument
- Bass - electric
- Bass - upright
- THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)