An up and coming musical presence in Southern California, Bill Jones has been performing and teaching guitar for more than 15 years. Since 2004 he has studied classical guitar with the world renowned Romero family and in 2009 he received his Master of Music degree from SDSU with a specialization in Classical Guitar Performance. Mr. Jones performs a variety of styles and has performed at the L.A. Music Awards, the Sundance Film Festival, and at festivals throughout Europe. In addition to performing, Mr. Jones has composed and recorded music for television commercials aired on A&E and Spike T.V., produced award winning CDs, and premiered works for solo guitar, guitar and voice, and guitar quartet.
In 2012 Bill Jones performed for the Dalai Lama and 13,000 in attendance at San Diego State University's Viejas Arena. He currently serves as Artist-in-Residence at Canyon Crest Academy where his knowledge and experience are put to use working with small ensembles. Mr. Jones also actively participates in outreach programs which engage and share the wonders of music with at-risk youths. Whether in the concert hall, on tour, or in the classroom, Bill Jones is sure to leave his musical mark wherever he goes.
Mr. Jones is available to perform at weddings and other private events as a soloist or with a violinist, guitar duo, or singer.
Mr. Jones is available to co-write with other artists and for studio sessions.
Mr. Jones is available for individual and group instruction in all genres of guitar playing, music theory, and music history.
For the next 20 minutes he played beautiful classical guitar with such a soulful and peaceful look, I was inspired to add classical guitar to my iPod when I returned home.