Warren Jones has spent more than 25 years as a composer, clinician and teacher. He has performed and recorded with national and local musicians and entertainers in the Phoenix and southwest area since 1980.
A graduate of the Arizona State University School of Music in 1986, he has taught in high schools, community colleges and in the ASU Jazz Dept.
He appears with both local and national artists on more than 20 CDs and DVDs. Mr. Jones has composed over 30 pieces of music for various sized ensembles. His compositions have been performed in the southwest and western United States and can be heard on recordings released locally and internationally.
He was a founding member of the award winning Craig Render Quartet in the 1980s and has been mentioned in Downbeat magazine as a musician to be noticed in Arizona.
Jones has been and is a leader of several jazz ensembles, including the Trio 2000, the Quartetto del Sol, the Jones/catlin Quintet, and Bridges.
He can be heard on many recent recording projects, including the first and second Phoenix Jazz Quartet CDs, releases by the Keith Greko Trio, Live at Inspirationsâ€ with Bob Kindred and Chuck Marohnic, and the Bob Ravenscroft Trios , Live at Taliesen West.
A recent recording and performance project is titled "EARWORM", and features creative musicians interpreting original compositions and jazz standards.
Here is the brand spankin' new release entitled "Bridges" which features Jacob Koller on piano and Chris Champion on guitar. This wonderful recording is brought to you by the same team of magical engineers, artists, and sound wranglers that help produce the Phoenix Jazz Quartet recordings and other award winning CDs.
The newest Phoenix Jazz Quartet release "PJQII", The "OHRWURM: Kopfen Music CD, and "Bridges" are all available through CDBABY.