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|Presentation Date:||Tuesday, June 6, 2017 4:00 PM|
|Presentation Venue:||Nabenhauer Recital Hall|
|Presentation Title:||The Mimi Jones Band Live|
|Type of Presentation:||Other Performance|
If Mimi Jones’ sound could be summarized into a few words, it would best be described as, a delicate fusion of traditional & contemporary jazz, eclectic soul, funk, rock… textures and dynamics simple yet unpredictable progressions, supported over a heavy bounce no matter what the groove, always crowned with a memorable melody.
As a multi-talented bassist, vocalist, composer, and educator, she has studied with well esteemed artists such as:
Lisle Atkinson, Justin Diccioccio,Linda Mc Knight, and Barry Harris to name a few.
Mimi recived her music degree from the Manhattan School Music Conservatory, she has continued on to share the stage with artists such as Lionel Hampton, Denis Charles, Kevin Mahogany, Ravi Coltrane, Rachel Z, Sean Jones, Kenny Barron, Jesse Davis, Ingrid Jensen, Diane Reeves, DD Bridgewater, Lizz Wright, Roy Hargrove, Tamar-Kali, Nona Hendricks, Corey Glover.
Jones is recognized as a US Jazz Ambassador and has done four tours to:
Brazil, Uruguay, Equador, Barbados, Jamaica, Nevis, Dominican Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, and Algeria
Currently the Mimi Jones Band is on tour performing music from her latest recording, Feet in the Mud, which received a 4 star review from Down Beat this year and #2 on “Rising Star” Electric bass category.
|Program (if available):||Not Provided|