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Date of Birth
August 30
About carl jones
Carl Jones is a respected American songwriter and multiinstrumentalist
who is widely respected for his instrumental
talents and original songs about the joys and tribulations of
day-to-day life in the South. His songs have been recorded by
The Nashville Bluegrass Band, Kate Campbell, Rickie
Simpkins with Tony Rice, and others. His song Last Time On
The Road was on the grammy-award-winning album
Unleased by the Nashville Bluegrass Band. Originally born in
Macon, Georgia, Carl currently lives in Galax, Virginia with
wife and musical partner - fiddler, Erynn Marshall. In the
1980’s he played mandolin with James Bryan, Norman and
Nancy Blake as part of the Rising Fawn String Ensemble and
during the same period won 3rd place and a guitar in the
fingerpick-guitar category at Winfield, KS. Carl has recorded
many CD's including Traveling Star featuring his original
songs and a 2015 duet album Sweet Memories Never Leave
with Marshall which has received great reviews. Carl is
known for his fine musicianship on many stringed
instruments, keen sense of humor, evocative songwriting,
and as a charismatic teacher. He has been in previous
productions of Brother Wolf and Providence Gap and
performed or taught all over the United States, Canada and
Europe. For more information please
Galax, Va.
music, poetry, old things of many varieties, art,
Professional musician and teacher


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Carl Jones & Erynn Marshall Fiddle & Mando classes starting soon

by carl jones on Oct-17-2020 at 2:14pm
Erynn Marshall and I have a new round of zoom music classes starting Nov 1st. This time the classes are: Total Beginner Fiddle and Intermediate + Mandolin.Please spread the word. Here's the details:
BEG fiddle class:
Have you got a fiddle laying around and have wanted to learn to play it but you need a total beginner class? Have never played before but can rent or borrow a fiddle to give it a try in this class? Do you play banjo or mandolin or another instrument but want to learn the

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Carl Jones & Erynn Marshall are now on Patreon!

by carl jones on Apr-23-2020 at 10:57am
I am sending a big “Homebound Howdy” out to all mandolin pickers and enthusiasts from myself and my wife, Erynn Marshall. We are staying to home as I hope you all are able to do as well, riding out this extreme situation we find ourselves in. All our musician buddies have had their income “rug” pulled out from under them— gigs and concerts cancelled for many months and others postponed beyond that. It is inspiring to see how friends are helping each other out by sharing posts and doing live broadcasts

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Carl Jones Mandolin Workshop: Concert Window Jan 6, 1 PM EST

by carl jones on Jan-05-2018 at 10:22pm
Happy New Year everyone!

My wife Erynn Marshall and and I hope you all made some good resolutions and they last as long as you want them to. For 2018 I am going to give these a whirl...

1. Start the day learning something-- anything that gets the creative spirit sparked

2. Handwrite more letters and send them more often.

3. Do more creative cooking and eating-- they go hand in hand don't you think?

We are off to the westcoast

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