Funkoustic (fun-koo’-stick) is my interactive, live band, music program that educates, entertains, and inspires about of the historical relevance and influence of Funk music! This is a pretty fun, funky program. . . if I do say so myself. Find out more. . .
BASS: The Art of the Groove!
BASS: The Art of the Groove! is my participatory seminar and lecture exploring Funk and Blues bass, with an emphasis on the art of the groove!
I take you on a trip through the land of Funk and Blues while exploring the playing styles of some of the greatest groove masters of our time! Click here for more info.
Also soon to be an instructional DVD! Stay tuned!
Fernando Jones' BLUES KIDS and BLUES CAMP
This is the program that has really inspired me to share my knowledge with young people. The Blues Camp is a FREE camp for kids between 12 - 18yrs. Priceless experience! More info. . . As a board member and instuctor, this is one of the coolest things I do every year!
I am on the board of this amazing and historic organization. Shorefront collects, preserves, and educates about the history of Black people on the suburban north shore of Chicago. I'm also excited about the Shorefron Jukebox Series! SHOREFRONT JUKEBOX SERIES is a monthly, hour long, music education series that develops awareness and appreciation of different musical instuments and styles. The program features a different artist every month in a solo presentation (if applicable) demonstrating a different style or concept within music. Check us out. . .