Carvin Jones, "The King of the Strings" was voted one of the 50 greatest blues guitarists of all-time by Guitarist Magazine.
"Carvin Jones is a young cat out of Phoenix who I think is the next up-and-coming blues player" - Eric Clapton
"Carvin Jones is one of the brightest young stars on the blues scene today" - Albert Collins
"The New King of Strings is Carvin Jones" - Buddy Miles
"'....one of the best blues guitarists in the world..." - London Surrey News
Carvin Jones is an explosive blues front man who astounds crowds with his raw talent and charisma. Carvin has performed in 36 countries on 3 continents and has been well received by critics and fans alike. Carvin and his band currently average approximately 330 live performances a year.
2017 shaped up to be to be another very busy year for Carvin and the band. They completed a 4 week tour of Netherlands, Germany and France. A new LP was recorded in Spain and set for future release. They toured the United States, Canada, Spain, Portugal, Serbia, Poland, Italy, United Kingdom, Argentina, Brazil and Spain with an appearance at the 2017 Cazorla Blues Festival in Cazorla, Spain. The lineup included Tajmo (The Taj Mahal & Kebmo Band), Doyle Bramhal II, Kenny Neal, Nikki Hill, John Nemeth, Muis Maker, Reyes Ko, Julian Maeso, Pedo Peinado Blues Band, Hombre Garabato, Saxophonistas Salvajes, The Wild Horses, Trizia Band, Mambo Jambo, The Niftys and J Teixi Band.
In 2013-2016 the trio appeared at several major blues and music festivals including Cerdanyola Blues Festival (Barcelona, Spain), Grollo Intl Blues Fest (Grollo, Netherlands), Otwock Blues festival (Warsaw, Poland), International Jazz Festival (Kraljevo, Serbia), Con Alma de Blues Festival (Buenos Aires Argentina), Sisak Blues Festival (Sisak, Croatia) and In Wires Festival (Uzice, Serbia). In September 2016 they appeared on the late night show Radio 3 on RTVE National Television in Spain which drew 20 million viewers. On June 23, they performed their biggest show to date in Valladolid, Spain where 60,000 were in attendance for Carvin's 50th Birthday show.
Prior to ther current incarnation of the band, Carvin has a long 25 plus year history of success worldwide.
He has released over 10 LP's and several DVD's . He has played countless festivals, made numerous televison appearances and has received praise and recognition from some of the top artists in the blues world. He has pleased music fans worldwide with his high energy show and electrifying guitar style. He has shared the stage and toured with legends including BB King, Santana, Jeff Beck, Albert King, Albert Collins, The Animals, REO Speedwagon, Jimmy Vaughan, Double Trouble and many more. Carvin himself has performed with Joe Cocker and the Fabulous Thunderbirds. Carvin even played in Iraq and Kuwait in 2011.
Carvin Jones was born in Lufkin, Texas. His remarkable energy, showmanship and guitar ability have made him a favorite of music fans and fellow musicians alike all over the world. At a very young age, he was seduced by the blues by listening to BB King records his grandfather constantly played in the house and started playing guitar himself by age 11. He escaped a rough neighborhood by dedicating his time to his guitar and by age 19 had moved to Arizona to start his music career. In January 2001, Guitarist Magazine named Carvin Jones "one of the top 50 blues guitarists of all time!" Carvin Endorses Fender Guitars and Amplifiers.
The newest addition to the band is bassist Mario Ciancarella. Born in L’Aquila, Mario currently resides in Rome. He studied bass and double bass with some of the most important italian international musicians including Gianfranco Gullotto, Luca Bulgarelli, Marco Siniscalco, Massimo Moriconi at the best schools in Rome and L'Aquila (Saint Louis College of Music, Percentomusica, Conservatorio "A. Casella"). Since 2009 he has performed in different venues all over Italy racing several stages (Auditorium Renzo Piano in L'Aquila, Teatro Traetta in Bitonto and many others) with different music genres (Rock, Blues, Jazz, Pop, Funk, Soul). He manages his recording studio where he works as Arranger (Prize Mogol at "Musica Controcorrente" national competition), Composer, Recording & Mixing Engineer and Music Producer for the artists of his record label (ondadischi.com).
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