Musician and Storyteller
For over 30 years Reverend Robert B. Jones, Sr. has been a champion of American Roots Music and Stories. He has performed throughout the United States, Canada and Europe and the message has always been the same--that traditional American songs and stories have much to teach us. We can learn a great deal about where we've been, who we are and where we are going.
Please feel free to learn more about this Detroit musician, his wife, Sister Bernice Jones, and his musical friends and associates.
Rev. Robert Jones is a great performer, and a wonderful addition to any festival or concert series. He has been a featured performer at venues as varied as the National Storytelling Festival, Jonesborough, TN, the Chicago Blues Festival, MerleFest, Wilkesboro, NC and the Lutherhaus, Osnabruck, Germany.
Rev. Jones also delivers gospel performances on occasion with his wife of 25 years, Sister Bernice Jones.
In addition to his performances Robert is known for his educational workshops. His clients include The Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, MI, the Universitty of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, University of Massachusetts, and Jorma Kaukonen's "Fur Peace Guitar Ranch".
Please contact us anytime! We look forward to hearing from you.
Phone: 313 683-2750
FAX: 313 838-0507
Mailing address: P O Box 231224, Detroit, MI 48223
Robert Jones is a native Detroiter and he has played for a wide variety of groups and causes, including--YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit, Focus HOPE, the NAACP, the Grey Panthers, Habitat For Humanity in Michigan and Mississipi, the ACLU, Empty Bowls, Freedom House of Detroit, MI, and others.
Robert specializes in the kind of music and stories that have traditionally motivated and sparked social change throughout history. Feel free to call if you are planning a program that needs positive music with a message.