Appearing at Kennett Flash — 102 Sycamore Alley in Kennett Square, PA — on Wednesday, April 3rd is drummer Eddie Jones. Tickets are $10, $5 for students and are available only at the door. Showtime is 7:30. Information: 215-517-8337.
Eddie Jones has performed nationally and internationally since the late '70s with a diverse group of name artists from the fields of Jazz and rhythm & blues. Jazz-wise, he’s backed the likes of Eddie Green, Sid Simmons, Charles Fambrough, Tony Williams, Hank Crawford and Nina Simone. In the R & B area, Jones has appeared with Eddie Kendricks, David Ruffin, the Delphonics and Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes. At the famed Ortlieb’s Jazz Haus, he was the first caIl sub for the legendary Mickey Roker. Eddie Jones, who received an Associates Degree in Music in 2009, is a swinging, inventive and tasteful player who does exactly what a world class drummer is supposed to do: Make everyone else in the band sound great.
Jazz Bridge is a Philadelphia-based non-profit organization dedicated to assisting area jazz and blues musicians in need. Their Jazz Bridge in Kennett Square program is one in a series at this venue, along with four other area locales. For more details, visit Jazz Bridge or KennettFlash.com.
Eddie Jones is available for interviews: Please call 610-745-3011 to arrange.