Smart bets: Piper Jones Band

Crossing the Sabine is the Piper Jones Band’s second album and the first milestone in a recording project that will run for most of 2016. Bagpiper E.J. Jones calls it his “prototype CD,” because after the May album drop, he’ll release new versions of the songs online, some with additional guest artists. Over several months, he and frequent collaborator Frances Cunningham (bouzouki) will also go on immersive musical journeys spanning the U.S., France and Scotland. They’ll unveil two more albums upon return — one to highlight each musician — that include further evolved takes on the initial compositions. Hear the new music in its infancy when the Piper Jones Band, joined by Cunningham and local percussionist Kent Spillman, plays Jack of the Wood on Friday, April 15, at 9 p.m. $7. jackofthewood.com. Photo by David Fimbres

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Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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2 thoughts on “Smart bets: Piper Jones Band

    • boatrocker

      Huh, I must be the only one who has ever had his ear assaulted by bagpipes in a confined smaller venue like J.O.W.
      Tinnitus is real folks, a d some im s i s like y u d n’t he r so ell aft rwards.

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