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Peter Jones

Peter Jones is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and improviser with a wide stylistic range. He has been an active musician in the dance field for over twenty five years as composer, accompanist and performer. He has created numerous scores for choreographers including, “Viscous Beauties” for Kevin Wynn, “21st Century Stride” for Danny Buraczeski’s Jazzdance and “The Metal Garden” for Sean Curran. As an improviser he has performed with a wide range of movement artists including Andrew Harwood, Chris Aiken and Kirstie Simson. He has released Seven CDs of music on his own recording label, Joneschord Music. Currently he is musical director for the dance program at Mount Holyoke College.

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