A Versatile Musician
Michael Jones, tenor and trumpet player, performs nationwide as a soloist and chamber musician. A Chicago native, he regularly sings with The Crossing, Music of the Baroque, William Ferris Chorale, Grant Park Opera Chorus, The Bridge Ensemble, and Chorosynthesis. Michael has recorded on Parma, Albany, World Library Publications (WLP), and GIA. He has performed on five Downbeat Award-winning recordings. Michael studied at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music for his Bachelors in Jazz Trumpet and Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music for his Masters in Jazz Trumpet.
You can see Michael almost every Thursday night at The Green Mill with Alan Gresik and the Swing Shift Orchestra.
Upcoming trumpet performances include playing with Sidewalk Chalk (http://www.sidewalk-chalk.com/#home), Under The Streetlamp in late September, and playing a tour of "A Christmas Story" along parts of the east coast for most of November and all of December.
Upcoming choral performances
In January, 2017, Michael is excited to be performing and recording "Empowering Silenced Voices" with Chorosynthesis for his first time.