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Mr. Spoon

Hailing from Pembroke, Wales in the UK, Mr. Spoon are a heavy alt rock band with a sound that’s heavily influenced by Nineties grunge acts like the Pixies and Nirvana and classic hard rock a la Led Zeppelin. The three-piece power trio is fronted by singer/guitarist James Amen Heslop and includes bassist G Funk and a drummer simply known as Boots. Mr. Spoon’s sound manages to be both retro and contemporary at the same time and contains elements of jazz, punk, funk, dub, dance and classical. We think these lads… Read More

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Exclusive Interview: Jaxx Guitar Great Rodeney Jones

Rodney Jones has had a long and eclectic career as a guitarist, but it’s always been rooted in the soul and funk that he loves. He spent three years touring with Dizzy Gillespie before becoming the guitarist for the house band for the TV show Showtime at the Apollo. He also played guitar for James Brown’s legendary sax player Maceo Parker’s super-tight funk band.

 

 

Jones began playing at age six, and joined his first band at age fourteen, having… Read More

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