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Billy Jones

Billy Jones is a young, genius-level, totally charismatic veteran who shows all the signs of becoming as big or bigger than Buddy Guy. This young man has enormous talents. I recently witnessed a 2-song DVD by Billy and his band that just added to my excitement regarding this on-stage dynamo who boasts movie-star good looks, a Huge voice, great guitar-playing and a Hot repertoire of tunes.

All tracks were written by Billy ...and what a voice! With Billy Jones showing so many talents and covering every single genre close to Blues, the Man is a "can't miss" star-in-the-making…No wait, he's not in-the-making…He's made! If a major U.S

Album

3's a Crowd

Label: acoustical concepts
Released: 2017
Track listing: 3’s a Crowd; Song for Meg; The Call; John Cage Scared My Dog; For John and Elvin; Just Above the Clouds; Gone Now; A Monotony of Hazards; Chant of the Soul; Ellie’s Dream.

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Article: Album Review

Billy Jones: 3's a Crowd

Read "3's a Crowd" reviewed by Troy Dostert


Duo records involving drummers aren't that common in the world of straight-ahead jazz. While it's never been an infrequent option for avant-gardists (and there are some truly legendary examples, not the least of which are John Coltrane and Rashied Ali's Interstellar Space, Max Roach and Cecil Taylor's Historic Concerts, and Peter Brötzmann and Hamid Drake's Dried ...

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News: Interview

Bluesman Billy Jones Interviewed at AAJ

Bluesman Billy Jones Interviewed at AAJ

It's a long way from the rich, fertile delta lands of North Little Rock, Ark., to the Netherlands, where Billy Jones records for Dutch blues label Black and Tan Records, but it was a route of which he never lost sight. Billy Jones is betting that the blues can experience a revival of interest--what is needed ...

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Article: Interview

Billy Jones: The Urbanization of Delta Blues

Read "Billy Jones: The Urbanization of Delta Blues" reviewed by David King


It's a long way from the rich, fertile delta lands of North Little Rock, Ark., to the Netherlands, where Billy Jones records for Dutch blues label Black and Tan Records, but it was a route of which he never lost sight. Born into the segregated south, he was exposed to the driving beat of the blues ...

Album

my Hometown

Label: Black and Tan Records
Released: 2007


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