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and songwriter Charlie Jones has been a mainstay of the
tri-state club scene since the 1970's, and has appeared with many top
jazz and R&B greats, including: Bettye Lavette, Big John Patton, Illinois Jaquette,
Jimmy McGriff, Bernard Purdie, Jesse Morrison, Larry Young, and Lonnie
Charlie Jones has just released his first official CD, Charlie Jones, on his own Verge Insult Music label. Drawing from his diverse musical influences, the CD features an eclectic mix of styles from rock, pop & blues, to funk, jazz, psychedelic rock, rhythm & blues and soul.
Produced by Charlie Jones and Rob Melosh, the CD contains 13 original
Charlie Jones’ compositions and a cover of “Spirit in the Sky” by Norman
When not playing music, Charlie is an adjunct guitar and Jazz ensemble instructor at New York University.
Charlie Jones is in residence at the Great Notch Inn in Little Falls, NJ every other Thursday night at 10 PM.