Bebop Club presents Rodney Jones in Argentina. The legendary guitarist who has played with Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Stan Getz, Lena Horn and Maceo Parkeramong many others, appears for the first time in Argentina, leading his project together with Mariano Loiacono on trumpet, Ernesto Jodos on piano, Gabriel Balado on double bass and Sergio Verdinelli on battery.
The shows will be on Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11 at 8 p.m. (scheduled, door: 7 p.m.) and 10:45 p.m. at Bebop Club, Uriarte 1658, Palermo (CABA). Tickets from $8000, through www.bebopclub.com.ar or by ticket office, from Tuesday to Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m.
The career of Rodney Jones
Rodney Jones He started playing the guitar at the age of six. He has recorded two albums for the Blue Note label, “The Undiscovered Few” and “Soul Manifesto.” He has toured around the world, performed and recorded with music personalities such as Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown, Lena Horne, Quincy Jones, Christian McBride, Stevie Wonder, Elvin Jones, Kenny Burrell, Stan Getz and many others. He was the guitarist for the Apollo Theater for nine years and the guitarist for the Rosie O’Donnell Show for six years. He has written commercials and has more than one hundred and twenty-five recorded compositions.
He recently composed the music for a PBS documentary about African American soldiers in World War II. He served as Musical Director/Producer of LEna Horne, Ruth Brown, Gloria Lynne, Ernestine Anderson and others. He has been a professor of Jazz Guitar Studies at The Juilliard School for twelve years and at The Manhattan School of Music for over 20 years and has conducted clinics and workshops around the world.
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