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     Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, Devan began playing guitar as a teenager after being exposed to the music of Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, The Allman Brothers, and AC/DC among many other inspiring musical sources. As his taste grew and developed, he began digging deeper into Jazz, Blues and American Roots music. This led him to the University of Tennessee where he graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelors degree in Jazz Studies and Studio Music.

     He has Performed a wide variety of music with several groups in the South east area to include 20’s - 40’s Swing, 50’s Chicago blues, Jazz and Rock & Roll. Notable Artists include: Robin Ella, RJ Mischo, Big Jon & The Nationals, Michael Gamble & The Rhythm Serenaders, Leah Gardner, The Streamliners Swing Orchestra, among many other local and regional groups as well as heading his own group “Devan Jones & The Uptown Stomp.” 

     Devan has taught thousands of lessons at some of the top private music schools in the south east before moving to the greater Austin area in August of 2015. He has gone to great lengths to become the best instructor he can be. Devan prides himself in creating individualized lesson plans and a positive atmosphere to allow students of all ages and skill levels to learn, have fun and reach their fullest potential.

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