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Jason McGuiness

Infused in LA's jazz scene, Jason was a regular at the Piano Bar & Blue Whale where LA's rising talent would come to celebrate the music they loved. It was here that Jason first met with prolific saxophonist Kamasi Washington. In 2014 Jason recorded with Kamasi on an EP called Masterpiece. The 3 track EP featured new arrangements of classic tracks from The Temptations and was dedicated to the songwriting/producing duo behind it, Norman Whitfield & Barret Strong. 

In 2019 Jason released his debut album, Empyrean Tones, an exploration of cosmic jazz featuring some of the greatest musicians of our times: Phil Ranelin, Kamasi Washington, Keyon Harrold, Randal Fisher, Mark de Clive-Lowe, and more. The following year he released his sophomore album, Passages, together with frequent collaborator Matthew Little, along with Keyon Harrold, Camila George, Phil Ranelin, and others.

In 2022 Jason moved to Sardinia, IT where he continued to produce his next album. While there he connected with composer Luigi Frassetto. This brought Jason deeper into the local music scene and introduced him to the Sassari Orchestra. A 21-piece orchestra, together they recorded five tracks for Jason's third album, Rhythm & Resonance. The album is a reflection of Jason's life over the last decade, all brought together with the flair of Havana through the perspective of rising Cuban trumpeter Diego Hedez. The album also features visionary saxophonist Camila George, Matthew Little, London Shover, and more.


"Producer Jason McGuiness has released a standout Jazz/funk fusion album with a nostalgic sound titled Empyrean Tones." - Declan Morgan (In Search of Media)

"It’s a fantastic listen, as well as being any old-school hip-hop producers dream, with infinite sample material waiting to be chopped up." - Declan Morgan (In Search of Media)

"All-round this is a really impressive project, the music is top drawer and it has been mixed/mastered to an equally high standard." - Declan Morgan (In Search of Media)

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Rhythm & Resonance

Common Good Records



Common Good Records


Empyrean Tones

Common Good Records


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