The renowned Jazz musicians have been endorsed by Swiss horn maker daCarbo.
Jon Barnes has been commissioned to write and produce music for Arturo Sandoval and his big band. Sandoval, protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, was a founding member of the Grammy-winning group Irakere, whose explosive mixture of jazz, classical, rock, and traditional Cuban music caused a sensation throughout the entertainment world.
Barnes just wrapped up a European tour in Barnbach, Austria at the DaCarbo Jazz Festival with Arturo Sandoval and lead vocalist, Skip Martin of Kool and the Gang. The “Tribute to Louis Armstrong Jon Barnes von Earth Wind & Fire LIVE erleben in Bärnbach”.
The European tour also included music workshops featuring the daCarbo (carbon fiber made trumpets) and was sponsored by Monster Cable.
Barnes has also produced a CD celebrating Miles Davis music. The cover features Barns and a Miles Davis commemorative United States Postal Service Stamp. The music pays respect and honor to Miles Davis. Barnes’ original music was written after attending the ceremonies in New York and at The Hollywood Bowl. To order a copy visit: http://cdbaby.com/cd/jonbarnes2
The tour was filmed as a documentary. Barnes has played, tour and or recorded with other music giants such as Justin Bieber, Gerald McCaulley, Billy Preston, Gerald Albright, Temptations, Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Tom Scott, Chris Botti, Gary Bias, Brenda Russell, Little Anthony and the Imperials to name a few. He has managed to create his own music curriculum, Kids Music Corner.com, which allows children to learn about music while simulating the playground experience.
For more information about Jon Barnes and updates on his performances visit his blog at https://jonbarnesofficial.com/ The official website is: Barnesandnotes.com. Twitter: @thatsjonbarnes, Facebook.com/JonBarnesMusic.
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