Quentin Jones
Lancaster, PA
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Quentin Jones

Quentin J.

Lancaster, PA
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Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am an award winning, Gretsch Guitar endorsed, fulltime musician who teaches both guitar and bass, all levels, all styles. So many people complain that learning to play guitar or bass is complicated and confusing, I have done away with all the mumbo jumbo and get to the heart of the music and make it easy to understand!

About Quentin J.

Quentin Jones is a Hall of Fame guitarist and is endorsed by Gretsch Guitars.

Quentin Jones has played and recorded guitar with some of the most important names in rock and roll history, among them are, Al Kooper, Graham Nash, Peter Noone and Herman’s Hermits, Robert Gordon, Marshall Crenshaw, the Rockats, Linda Gail Lewis, Billy Burnett, Johnny Neel, and Charlie Gracie, who took Quentin on the road with him when he was the opening act for Van Morrison. Gracie talks about Jones’s talent and musical abilities in the book about Gracie’s life and career, “Rock N Rolls Hidden Giant.
Quentin has own unique style and sound. He has gained fame playing rock-n-roll, blues, surf, rockabilly and old time country and western. Quentin is endorsed by Gretsch guitars and in 2016 he was enshrined in the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in Nashville Tennessee.

Along with being one of today’s top guitarist, Quentin is a well-known music producer and songwriter. His music appears in movies, network television shows, DVDs and has be recorded by some of the world’s top artists.
Quentin’s music and projects have been covered by publications like Billboard Magazine, Mojo Magazine, Rolling Stone Magazine, Goldmine magazine, The NY Daily News, the Philadelphia Inquirer, to name just a few, and Quentin has been featured in a number of books.

He is the founding member of the internationally known cult band the Reach Around Rodeo Clowns. The band has released six, critically acclaimed albums that gained attention from, fans, press and other artist, including some of rocks founding fathers, British Invasion bands and even author Stephen King!

Today Quentin can be heard and seen singing and playing guitar with his band mates, drummer David Uosikkinen and bassist Kenny Aaronson, as QDK. These three legendary musicians have joined forces to keep rock and roll, electric blues, surf, and rockabilly music alive and well into the 21st century.

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Guitar
Jan 2019 - Present

QDK

Three legendary musicians have joined forces and that have formed a trio that performs new takes on rock and roll, electric blues, surf, and rockabilly music. Guitarist Quentin Jones, drummer David Uosikkinen, and bassist Kenny Aaronson, will perform under the name QDK! QDK is gaining fans and notice every time they play live. Their first gig as QDK was for Gretsch Guitars at the world famous Street Sounds in Brooklyn NY to a SRO crowed. The band made such an impression that the Brooklyn Eagle newspaper featured the band on cover of the June 2019! Since then QDK has been making a name for itself at venues and events all over the northeastern United States. Jones, Uosikkinen and Aaronson started working together in 2014, backing up legendary rockabilly artist Robert Gordon in support of his 2014 release “I’m Coming Home,” which Jones co-produced and played guitar on, and Uosikkinen played drums on. Since then the trio has worked with Johnny Neel of the Allman Brothers and Billy Burnett, who is known for his work with Fleetwood Mac and his Columbia Records solo projects. Individually, Jones, Uosikkinen and Aaronson have literally played for a who’s who of rock and roll. Quentin, who is endorsed by Gretsch Guitars, has lent his guitar talents to, Peter Noone and Herman’s Hermits, Billy Burnett, Charlie Gracie, Robert Gordon, Linda Gail Lewis, the Rockats, and the Reach Around Rodeo Clowns. He co-produced Charlie Gracie’s 2011 ABKCO Records release “For the Love of Charlie with Al Kooper; and has written for Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats. Quentin was a 2016 inductee into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in Nashville Tn. David Uosikkinen is a founding member of The Hooters, and has been behind the drum kit for Cyndi Lauper, Rod Stewart, Alice Cooper, Patty Smyth, Robert Gordon, Charlie Gracie, Dar Williams, and his own band, David Uosikkinen’s In The Pocket. He also played at historical musical events, Live Aid and Roger Waters’ The Wall in Berlin. Kenny Aaronson is a world renowned bass player, who was 1988 Rolling Stone’s Bassist of the Year. He is known for his work with The Yardbirds, Bob Dylan, Brian Setzer, Mick Taylor, Hall and Oates, Dave Edmunds, Joan Jett, and Billy Idol.

Guitar
May 2016 - Present

Dr Harmonica and Rockett 88

Dr. Harmonica and Rockett 88 have been playing their brand of rock and blues since the mid-1970s. This great band has years of recognition behind them and years of entertaining ahead of them!

Awards

2016 inductee Rockabilly Hall of Fame
Sep 2016

Rockabilly Hall of Fame

Affiliations

ASCAP
May 2012
ASCAP is a membership association of more than 625,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers. We uphold the value of our members’ music, and help them thrive alongside the businesses that use their music every day.
BMI
Jan 1982
Broadcast Music Inc. was founded in 1939 by forward-thinkers who wanted to represent songwriters in emerging genres, like jazz, blues and country, and protect the public performances of their music. Operating on a non-profit-making basis, BMI is now the largest music rights organization in the U.S. and is still nurturing new talent and new music.

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