FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
World Class Jazz Musician
Jon Barnes retains MAYO Communications
The renowned jazz trumpet player, endorsed
by a Swiss horn maker, is on a European Jazz tour and
– MAYO Communications announced today (Monday) it has teamed Los Angeles
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
, he started studying trumpet in church and Baltimore
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
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
. The celebrity America
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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