2007 Highlights

Bennetts Lane, Melbourne VIC
December 3, 2007
Magesh and David Jones
East meets West; Younger meets slightly Older; Drums triggered through electronics and Indian Tabla meet totally acoustically with Tibetan and Japanese healing bowls!
This will be a very exciting and, at times an even humorous, musical experience. Prepare to be surprised with the musicality that comes from drums and percussion!

Bennetts Lane, Melbourne VIC
November 26, 2007

Groove Ambience- Stunningly beautiful bass and drums. Two masters playing in a very different way- both Orchestral and melodic. And, of course, the most engaging rhythmic interplay.
David Jones -Drums, Kalimba and Singing Bowls
Evripides Evripidou- Six String Electric Bass, and Syntheffects and Loops.
Improvisation, open spacious grooves.

The Famous Spiegeltent
Melbourne Arts Centre Forecourt, Melbourne City VIC
November 19, 2007

Guest drummer with Becky Fox band — CD launch

Melbourne Prize
November 13, 2007

David was nominated as a finalist for the Melbourne Prize. He was one of 5 finalists, including Brenton Broadstock, Paul Kelly, Richard Mills and Paul Grabowsky. More

]]>Koryu Hall, Kanazawa JAPAN
October 21, 2007
Solo Drums and Percussion performance, presented by the Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa.
In 2006, Toshiyuki Watanabe composed a drum concerto specially for David, entitled “Essay for Drumkit and Small Orchestra”. David’s music will astound you, mesmerise you, delight you and will make you exclaim, just as the late Maestro Iwaki did, “Only 2 hands?!?”.

Gasworks Studio Theatre, Albert Park VIC
September 30, October 1, 7, 8 & 14, 2007

“Music by Design” duet -Part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival.
David Jones- Drums and Percussion
Fiona Burnett- Soprano Sax.
Experience 60 minutes of an inspired musical journey. Transcend the everyday and enter a place where every moment is timeless and inspired, where each moment is coloured and shaped with the pure essence of musical tone and every moment beckons meditation and contemplation.The music will be created, composed and improvised for each concert,  individually designed to capture the passage of time. Inspired by the subtleties of the season, day, time, and very moment in which it is performed.

Burrinja Cafe, Upwey VIC
September 29 2007

“Walking in the Garden” with the band Light of the Moon
Megan Kenny- Flute
Mike Johnson- Harp
David Jones- Percussion

Augustine Centre, Hawthorn VIC
September 28, 2007
“The Hour of Nectar” CD Launch . Duet concert with David Jones & Carmen Warrington
Drink in the soul-tonic of singing bowls- Carmen’s quiet murmurings of peace and David’s delicious percussion. Expect to float home afterwards! Please visit Peace Audio

Mt Martha Community Centre, Melbourne VIC
September 27, 2007

“The Hour of Nectar” CD Launch . Duet concert with David Jones & Carmen Warrington
Drink in the soul-tonic of singing bowls- Carmen’s quiet murmurings of peace and David’s delicious percussion. Expect to float home afterwards! Please visit Peace Audio

City Fringe Meditation Space, Sydney NSW
September 24, 2007

Peace concert dedicated to the International Day of Peace. A special tribute to Dadi Prakashmani.
Musicians: David Jones & friends- Kim Cunio & Heather Lee, Joe Elms, Lucinda Peters, Armondo Hurley, Sam McNally.

Hawthorn Town Hall, Hawthorn VIC
September 21, 2007

JAMES MORRISON SEXTET.

Bundaleer Healing Centre, Gisborne VIC
September 10, 2007

“The Hour of Nectar” CD Launch . Duet concert with David Jones & Carmen Warrington
Drink in the soul-tonic of singing bowls- Carmen’s quiet murmurings of peace and David’s delicious percussion. Expect to float home afterwards! Please visit Peace Audio

Boite World Music Cafe, Fitzroy North VIC
September 8, 2007

“The Hour of Nectar” CD Launch . Duet concert with David Jones & Carmen Warrington
Drink in the soul-tonic of singing bowls- Carmen’s quiet murmurings of peace and David’s delicious percussion. Expect to float home afterwards! Please visit Boite World Music Cafe

MLC Burwood, Burwood NSW
September 3 & 4, 2007
Private one-on-one drum lessons

Sound Lounge
Seymour Centre, Chippendale NSW
September 2, 2007

David Jones & Friends featuring:
Lucinda Peters -vox, guitar and acoustic bass
Sam McNally -keys
Evripides Evripidou -bass and FX.
Sublime ambient songs, spacious improvisations. A night to remember – www.sima.org.au

Access Drumming Workshop
Cannon Hill, QLD
August 30, 2007
David Jones Workshop- “Essentials of Modern Drumming”

Melbourne Town Hall (Swanston Room), Melbourne City VIC
August 6, 2007
Hiroshima & Nagasaki Peace Concert presented by Japanese for Peace
Carmen Warrington and David Jones will present their singing bowls music, using Japanese and Tibetan singing bowls, with spoken word. Many other performers and guest speakers. Proceeds to Darfur Australia Network. http://www.darfuraustralia.org/

Drum Theatre
Dandenong Town Hall, Dandenong VIC
July 30, 2007

“KIT & KABOODLE” David Jones Solo Drum Show
Experience the entertainment, excitement and power of drums in the hands (and feet) of Australia’s master drummer David Jones. In the breathtaking solo performance, David plays with rhythm to the max, and also reveals the astonishing spectrum of melody that is contained within his setup: 2 drumkits, gongs, kalimba, percussion, and the soothing and healing tones of Tibetan and Japanese singing bowls. A show for the whole family. 2 sets. For more details, please visit  www.davidjonesdrums.com.au or www.peaceaudio.com
Montrose Town Centre, Mt Dandenong VIC
July 1, 2007

Light of the Moon, including artists-
Megan Kenny- Flute
Mike Johnson- Harp
Evri Evripidou- Bass
David Jones- Percussion
Matthew Arnold- Violin
This band’s unique and totally original compositions are not to be missed:
“A truly inspiring experience.”- Graham Goble (founding member of The Little River Band)
“It’s lovely stuff …it reminds me of Brian Eno’s ambient work in that it can be enjoyed on two levels. It can be taken simply as relaxing, unobtrusive music but if you turn on your music brain and play close attention you realise how much is happening in this beautiful soundscape” -Matthew Frederick, The Age

Leura Retreat Centre, Blue Mountains NSW
June 23, 2007

Time Out for Time Within- Men’s Meditation Retreat Weekend
Facilitated by experienced meditators, David and Martin. Please visit this page for more details www.brahmakumaris.com.au/pages/leura.php

Bennetts Lane, Melbourne VIC
June 21, 2007

‘Groove Ambience’ duo concert
David Jones- Drums and Percussion
Evripides Evripidou- Bass
Open spacious grooves- a stream of rhythmic consciousness!

 

 

 

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