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Press Release
For Immediate Release
Wed, July 08, 2013



July 07, 2013


World Class Jazz Musician Jon Barnes retains MAYO Communications
for global publicity


The renowned jazz trumpet player, endorsed by a Swiss horn maker, is on a European Jazz tour and
on a
U.S. Postal Service and La Poste of France stamp with Miles Davis


Los AngelesMAYO Communications announced today (Monday) it has teamed 
up with Jon Barnes, a world class musician, who played in the movie "Dirty Dancing". 
He is also a writer, composer, producer, businessman and educator. Although his 
principal instruments are trumpet and piano, Barnes also plays all and teaches all 
instruments. Growing up in Baltimore, he started studying trumpet in church and 
elementary school. He was inspired by Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis.
MAYO Communications has been retained to promote Barnes music, tours and a 
new one-of-a-kind horn made out of carbon fiber, the bell is made entirely of 
carbon fiber and the trumpet body is a Spiri Vario. The carbon fiber bell can be 
changed with a regular brass bell designed for a Spiri Vario. It’s lighter and has a
unique sound.
Currently, Barnes is on European tour at the DaCarbo Jazz Festival with Arturo Sandoval,
lead vocalist, Skip Martin of Kool and the Gang. and “A Tribute to Louis Armstrong
Jon Barnes von Earth Wind & Fire LIVE erleben in Bärnbach” event. The tour is also being 
filmed as a documentary. Barnes has played, tour and or recorded with other music giants
such as Justin Bieber, Arturo Sandoval, Gerald McCaulley, Billy Preston, Gerald Albright, 
Temptations, Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Tom Scott, Chris Botti, Gary Bias, Brenda Russell,
Little Anthony and the Imperials to name a few. He has managed to create his own music 
curriculum, Kids Music Corner.com, which allows children to learn about music while simulating
the playground experience.
Official USPS Postage Stamp celebrating Miles Davis

Barnes is also featured on a new limited edition of a U.S. 
Postal stamp Celebrating Miles Davis Anniversary
MAYO Communications, whose first client was Stevie Wonder, is no stranger to launching 
celebrity and music events. Late last year, MAYO launched Online music format for CEO Nanci Prinsin, 
Global Onslaught–CEO Adam Hayward, Australia Global Onslaught-UK in
America. The celebrity
red carpet fundraiser for animal rescue charity www.OperationBlanketsofLove.org featured
a USA tour with independent rock bands: October Rage, Throwdown Syndicate, Overspill, Annie Lovell,
March Into Paris and others. Guest appearances included,
Toto’s leader singer Bobby Kimball and
Buddy Princeton and the Incorruptibles. Meantime, Legendary trumpet player Jon Barnes introduced his one-of-a-kind carbon fiber Swiss
made horn. He is featured on the new US Postal stamp honoring #Miles Davis. #kubaKa and legendary
#BuddyPrinceton (#JacksonBrown, #SteveMillerBand music) and others in Beverly Hills at the 6th Annual Urban Music Executives Toast at the House of Entertainment, Beverly Hills, CA last night. For photo highlights visit http://mayocommunications.com. For publicity call MAYO PR, 818 340 5300. George@mayocommunications.com

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