The Man Behind the Bass
Jay Jones is a bass player, composer, and producer who has more than 20 years of experience on his instrument. Raised in Boynton Beach, FL, Jay Jones became an enthusiast of music at the impressionable age of 3 in his local church by learning to play the drums. His exceptional keenness in musicianship cultivated a desire to learn and master the bass guitar by age 17.
Jays aptitude with the bass guitar has afforded him the opportunity to perform with musicians in varied genres to include, awarding winning gospel artist such as Kim Burrell, Ricky Dillard, Regina Bell and Canton Jones. The distinctive sounds he has created are featured on various Hip Hop and R&B albums. Jay played bass guitar on a few major artist tracks such as “Come In (My Door's Open)” by Day 26, “Intro” on Theater of The Mind album by Ludacris, and “In Cold Blood” by Rick Ross. Jay can be seen gracing the screen in Brianna Perry’s “Reality Show” music video. Jay was the bassist for American Idol Season 4 finalist, Nadia Turner. He had a stellar performance at the 9th Annual Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival, one of the most highly regarded and anticipated music festivals in the country. Jay Jones and the Love Jones Experience Band shared the stage with artists such as Boney James, Mint Condition, Stanley Clarke and Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly just to name a few. In February 2018, he had the opportunity of sharing the stage with Kent Jones's as bassist on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Some of Jay’s self produced works, that are available to stream on all major digital music distributors, include Jay's Love Jones (EP), Levels of Love: Live by Jay Jones & the Love Jones Experience, and his new hit single “Who You Are”. Soon to be released is the EP: Jay Jones "Fell Outta Love" Vol. 1. Jay Jones can be observed displaying his artistry on YouTube, which host several songs from Jay's Love Jones (EP) and Levels of Love: Live by Jay Jones & the Love Jones Experience. Jay Jones can be heard at various hot spots throughout South Florida. You can also catch him performing with many bands nationally and globally. To catch his next live performance, follow his Instagram and Facebook pages (links below). Jay operates both the Protools, Logic Pro Daw programs to produce his unique sound and is endorsed by Aguilar Amplifications and iGig cases.