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About Des Jones

Des Jones
Des Jones
Music Teacher, Expert
Location: Saint Louis, MO
Speaks: English
Instructs: Drums
Education: Bachelor of Arts min. Jazz Studies- University of Missouri- St. Louis
Performance Experience: Jazz St. Louis, Ritz Carlton, European Tour, Californinan Tour.
Teaching Experience: Salvation Army Music Program, UMSL Summer Jazz camp
Teaching Philosophy: Practice will make progress, perfection is every musician's downfall.

Get to know Des Jones

Desiree' (Des) Jones, born and raised in North St. Louis, MO is a well known percussionist in the St. Louis area playing in ensembles such as Matt Henry's Agbara sextet, The Joel Vanderheyden quartet, as well as UMSL's Jazz and Percussion ensembles.  Des has developed a love for teaching and uses it as a way to guide students to using music as a healthy and comforting outlet.   

Des Jones teaches at:
9189 Watson Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63126
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