Meet our jazz expert and booking agent, Kevin Jones! If you are interested in performing at GRNoir, please send us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kevin Jones is a percussionist, band leader, producer, educator. A native of Englewood, New Jersey, Kevin grew up in a household immersed in jazz, soul, gospel and blues, from Charlie Parker and Lou Rawls to Nat King Cole and Mahalia Jackson, along with the pop and R&B legends of the times.
During his career he has had the opportunity to share the stage or recorded alongside of Hilton Ruiz, Walter Bishop Jr., Harold Vick, Grady Tate, Frank Wess, Jamil Nasser, Ray Copeland, Joey DeFrancesco, Teodross Avery, Ameen Saleem, Pat Martino, Jim Rotundi, Eric Alexander, Vince Ector, Papa John DeFrancesco, Melvin Sparks, Art Blakey Jr., John Benitez, Bebe and Cece Winans, Jermaine Jackson, Angela Winbush, Norman Simmons, Luisito Quintero, Billy Hart, Frank Lacy, Luis Perdomo, Alex Blake, Randy Weston, Winard Harper, Jimmy Owens, Billy Harper, Reggie Workman, Steve Turre, Michael Dease and Bob DeVos.
Currently, Kevin continues to teach children in underserved communities; a passion in which he relentlessly pursues.
The GRNoir Collection is our exclusive, private label wine. It harmonizes wine with American jazz—born from the richness of Black culture—to create a space for laughter, love and storytelling. We invite you to open a bottle, turn on some jazz and share in the joy of good wine, music and conversation.