The Melvin Jones Quintet performs "Jug-Or-Knot," an original composition and the first track from Melvin Jones' debut album, "Pivot.
Melvin Jones' album "Pivot" holds strong for 4 weeks on the CMJ Jazz Charts! Kari-On Productions Blog: Melvin Jones Holds Strong for 4 Weeks at CMJ in the Top 5. karionproductions. Listening to this record before I even read Melvin Jones’ liner notes, I already knew what he meant by the title of this debut album by him. It’s an album that has many shades of jazz on display, and the constant is the pure, malleable trumpet voice of Jones
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Melvin Jones offers a variety of musical styles on Pivot, with a selection of modern romp and simmering ballads on this very impressive debut as a leader. For the trumpeter, "pivot" is the defining moment-indeed the turning point-in which different genres come together in one special album. Jones contributes the majority of this thirteen-piece, nearly all original repertoire, borrowing a few charts from Atlanta saxophonist Mace Hibbard and pianist Louis Heriveaux
Melvin Jones offers a variety of musical styles on Pivot, with a selection of modern romp and simmering ballads on this very impressive debut as a leader. This is an album that I’d call pure pump, because it is an album that pumps. Melvin Jones is a trumpeter who will, for all intents and purposes, smack the fuck out of anyone who cares to claim they can play better than him.
Melvin Jones (January 13, 1879 – June 1, 1961) was Secretary-treasurer of Lions Clubs International. He was born in Fort Thomas, Arizona (at that time the Arizona Territory). His father was a captain in the United States Army. In 1886 or '87, the family moved east when his father was transferred. Melvin Jones settled in Chicago, where he studied at the Union Business and Chaddock colleges of Quincy, Illinois
The Melvin Jones Fellowship (MJF) is the backbone of our foundation. The Fellowship of Lions. Provides 75% of the foundation's annual revenue. There are 414,777 MJF recipients worldwide. There are 82,236 PMJF recipients worldwide. 100% of MJFs are invited to the annual luncheon held at our international convention. ticket purchase required.
Pivot (2000) is an album by the American experimental pop music group Amoeba. The style of this album is similar to that of Amoeba’s previous album Watchful (1997) except with a somewhat more active and direct approach. The lyrics are also more literal and emotional than those of Watchful. No Empty Promises - 4:34. Moonlight Flowers - 3:40. House of Rust - 1:17. Seasons Passing - 5:01.
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Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 7 00261 32378 7
Performer: Melvin Jones
Date of release: 2011
Size MP3: 1950 mb
Size FLAC: 1177 mb
Rating: 4.2 / 5
Other Formats: MP4 TTA AC3 ASF VQF MP2 MPC