Rodney Jones

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born on 30/8/1956 in New Heaven, CT, United States

Rodney Jones (guitarist)

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Rodney Jones (born 1956) is a jazz guitarist who worked with Jaki Byard, Chico Hamilton, Dizzy Gillespie, and Lena Horne, as well as a bandleader.[1] He is cited as a jazz guitarist who uses modern quartal harmony.[2]


As leader

  • 1977: The Liberation of the Contemporary Jazz Guitar (Strata-East Records, with Bruce Johnson)
  • 1979: Articulation (Timeless Muse)
  • 1981: My Funny Valentine
  • 1996: The X-Field
  • 1999: The Undiscovered Few (Blue Note)
  • 2001: Soul Manifesto (Blue Note)

As sideman

With Dizzy Gillespie

  • Dizzy's Party (Pablo, 1976)


  1. Yanow, Scott. "Rodney Jones",
  2. Floyd, Tom (2004). Quartal Harmony & Voicings for Guitar, p.4. ISBN 0-7866-6811-3.
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