Ben Jones


Bartolini Classic J-Bass, 2J Squared soapbars & b-axis J-Bass pickups

Genres: Blues, Funk, Jazz, R&B, Rock, Soul


Portland Or

The young Drummer Ben Jones (14 years old) sat studying Ray Gomez’ guitar work on a Stanley Clarke album with the goal of learning how all the players “fit” together – BUT instead became entranced by Stanley’s bass playing. Ben was a Bassman from that point forward. Bassist/Musical Director of 35+ years. Toured and/or recorded with The Neville Brothers, Jeff Lorber, Peter White, Rick Braun, Frank McComb, Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson/Jeff Beck) ,David Pack (Ambrosia), Darren Rahn, Paul Brown (Grammy), Patrick Lamb, Tommy Thayer (Kiss), Lloyd Jones, Liv Warfield (Price/NPG), Jarrod Lawson, Reggie Houston, Charmaine Neville, Noel Pointer (Grammy), Phyllis Hyman, Anita Baker, James Carter, The Oregon Symphony, Eddie Martinez (Robert Palmer)